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Ailment vs. Aliment

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  • Ailment (noun)

    Something which ails one; a disease; sickness.

  • Aliment (noun)

    Food.

  • Aliment (noun)

    Nourishment, sustenance.

  • Aliment (noun)

    An allowance for maintenance; alimony.

  • Aliment (verb)

    To feed, nourish.

  • Aliment (verb)

    To sustain, support.

Wiktionary
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  • Ailment (noun)

    an illness, typically a minor one

    "the doctor diagnosed a common stomach ailment"

  • Aliment (noun)

    food; nourishment.

  • Aliment (noun)

    maintenance; alimony.

Oxford Dictionary
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  • Ailment (noun)

    Indisposition; morbid affection of the body; - not applied ordinarily to acute diseases.

  • Aliment (noun)

    That which nourishes; food; nutriment; anything which feeds or adds to a substance in natural growth. Hence: The necessaries of life generally: sustenance; means of support.

  • Aliment (noun)

    An allowance for maintenance.

  • Aliment

    To nourish; to support.

  • Aliment

    To provide for the maintenance of.

Webster Dictionary
  • Ailment (noun)

    an often persistent bodily disorder or disease; a cause for complaining

  • Aliment (noun)

    a source of materials to nourish the body

  • Aliment (verb)

    give nourishment to

Princeton's WordNet

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