malaise definition

  • noun:
    • A vague feeling of actual discomfort, as at the start of a sickness.
    • A general sense of despair or unease: "One year following the crash, the markets continue to be mired in a deep malaiseā€ ( Nyc Days).
    • a sense of general actual vexation, weakness or unpleasantness, often within onset of disease.
    • An ambiguous feeling of mental or ethical despair.
    • Ill will or upsetting feelings for other people or somebody.
    • An indefinite feeling of uneasiness, or of being sick or ill at ease.
    • Uneasiness; disquiet; especially, an indefinite feeling of uneasiness, usually an initial symptom of a significant malady.
    • actual disquiet (as mild vomiting or despair)

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