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Synonyms for malaise
mæˈleɪz, -ˈlɛz, mə-malaise

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  1. malaisenoun

    ill at ease, weltschmerz, doldrums, angst, melancholy, unease

  2. malaisenoun

    A feeling of general bodily discomfort, fatigue or unpleasantness, often at the onset of illness.

    doldrums, melancholy, weltschmerz, ill at ease, angst, unease

  3. malaisenoun

    An ambiguous feeling of mental or moral depression.

    doldrums, melancholy, angst, unease, weltschmerz, ill at ease

  4. malaisenoun

    Ill will or hurtful feelings for others or someone.

    ill at ease, melancholy, unease, weltschmerz, angst, doldrums

Princeton's WordNet

  1. malaise, unease, uneasinessnoun

    physical discomfort (as mild sickness or depression)

    disquiet, uncomfortableness, inquietude, restlessness, disquietude, self-consciousness, edginess, unease, uneasiness, queasiness

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  1. Geraldo Rivera:

    I think that what's happening seriously is a COVID malaise, i really believe that if we had been beating the disease this holiday season, people would be upbeat … It's something that preoccupies everybody. With … the uncertainties of the disease I think that the country's in a very sour mood and Joe Biden['s] … misfortune is [being] on the receiving end of that.

  2. Andrew Barber:

    There is a malaise in the market as investors re-adjust their expectations of a Fed hike.

  3. Michael Sprung:

    What we're into here is a bit of a malaise as concerns build about the economy in Canada ... and the state of the global commodities.

  4. Richard Fairbank:

    Obviously, the economy is something of a wild card, perhaps the consumer economy is doing okay, but there is a depression in the energy economy and it feels like there is a general malaise if not a recession looming in the industrial and manufacturing economies.

  5. Jimmy Carter:

    I thought a lot about our Nation and what I should do as President. And Sunday night before last, I made a speech about two problems of our countryenergy and malaise.

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