Ailment

usgb/ˈeɪlmənt/Volume
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Not Always SeverePlay
The word 'ailment' often refers to less serious health issues, not critical diseases. SlideAfter the hike, Claire complained about a minor ailment in her knee.
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General TermPlay
'Ailment' is a general term for any health problem without specifying the nature or origin. SlideTravelers sometimes suffer from common ailments like upset stomachs.
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Physical ConditionPlay
'Ailment' typically refers to physical health conditions, not psychological ones. SlideLemon tea often soothes ailments such as a sore throat.