DICT.TW Dictionary Taiwan

Search for: [Show options]

[Pronunciation] [Help] [Database Info] [Server Info]

3 definitions found

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ail v. t. [imp. & p. p. Ailed p. pr. & vb. n. Ailing.]  To affect with pain or uneasiness, either physical or mental; to trouble; to be the matter with; -- used to express some uneasiness or affection, whose cause is unknown; as, what ails the man? I know not what ails him.
    What aileth thee, Hagar?   --Gen. xxi. 17.
 Note:It is never used to express a specific disease. We do not say, a fever ails him; but, something ails him.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : 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" [syn: indisposed,
             peaked(p), poorly(p), sickly, unwell, under
            the weather]