A pathological condition of mind or body
A minor illness, especially one of a temporary nature
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We spend more on almost any article of bodily aliment or ailment than on our mental aliment.
I've been to the doctor five times this month, but he can't find the cause of my sudden ailment.
I hate to call in sick when there is so much work to do, but I'm afraid this ailment is contagious.
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The goal of a naturopathic practitioner is to treat the whole person with natural therapies instead of with prescriptions, which only serve to suppress an ailment.