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  1. a concern you have that you or someone you know may be suffering from pain or have the symptoms of a disease or sickness
  2. a feeling that you might like to cause pain or discomfort to someone you know or to yourself
  3. a pun on the word "ale" expressing your desire to drink ale or visit a place where ale is served
  4. apprehension you feel about the possibility of contracting or transmitting an illness or disease


ails, ailed, ailing

Related terms

sick, sicken, suffer, hurt, pain, infirmity, problem, weaken