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Synonyms for ailing
ail·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ailing, indisposed, peaked(p), poorly(p), sickly, unwell, under the weather, seedyadjective

    somewhat ill or prone to illness

    "my poor ailing grandmother"; "feeling a bit indisposed today"; "you look a little peaked"; "feeling poorly"; "a sickly child"; "is unwell and can't come to work"

    Antonyms:
    well

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. ailingadjective

    Synonyms:
    sickly, sick, ill, indisposed, unwell, diseased, feeble, languishing, unhealthy

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "ailing":

    faltering, sick, embattled, stumbling, ill, patient, deadlocked, weakened

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#1919patient
#4320ill
#4358sick
#21933weakened
#28554stumbling
#34944ailing
#53453embattled
#64890deadlocked
#67188faltering

How to use ailing in a sentence?

  1. Wolfango Piccoli:

    The move highlights, once again, that credit growth rather than a comprehensive package of structural reforms remains the government's preferred approach to support Turkey's ailing economy.

  2. Craig Johnson:

    Paced by the' Big Four' mega-retailers — Walmart, Amazon, Costco, and Target — Super Saturday was boosted by the best traffic our team has seen in years, the spending momentum was so strong that even the long-ailing department stores had their best weekend of the season.

  3. Queen Victoria:

    When I think of a merry, happy, free young girl -- and look at the ailing, aching state a young wife generally is doomed to -- which you can't deny is the penalty of marriage.


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