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Definition of "ailing" []

  • Unwell or unsuccessful (adjective)
  • An ailment. (noun)

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  • Present participle of to ail. (verb)
  • Sickly (adjective)

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Use "ailing" in a sentence
  • "But with Martin ailing and the rest of his teammates flailing, he was virtually a one-man show and ran out of gas in the fourth quarter, failing to make a basket."
  • "When I last passed by there some years ago it seemed to be ailing, which is why I say "used to be"."
  • "In a CNN/Opinion Research Corporation poll released last week, 42 percent of registered voters named the ailing economy as their most pressing concern, almost twice the amount that named Iraq - the second most important issue."