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

 mal·a·dy /ˈmælədi/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 mal·a·dy /ˈmælədɪ/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 mal·a·dy n.; pl. Maladies
 1. Any disease of the human body; a distemper, disorder, or indisposition, proceeding from impaired, defective, or morbid organic functions; especially, a lingering or deep-seated disorder.
    The maladies of the body may prove medicines to the mind.   --Buckminster.
 2. A moral or mental defect or disorder.
    Love's a malady without a cure.   --Dryden.
 Syn: -- Disorder; distemper; sickness; ailment; disease; illness. See Disease.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: any unwholesome or desperate condition; "what maladies
           afflict our nation?"
      2: impairment of normal physiological function affecting part
         or all of an organism [syn: illness, unwellness, sickness]
         [ant: health, health]