Ailing and Unhealthy


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Ailing adjective – Chronically or repeatedly suffering from poor health.
Usage example: when his ailing wife had to go to a nursing home, he visited her every day

Unhealthy is a synonym for ailing in sick topic. In some cases you can use "Unhealthy" instead the word "Ailing" as an adjective or an adverb, when it comes to topics like ill. popular alternative
Nearby Words: ailment, ailed
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Unhealthy adjective – Temporarily suffering from a disorder of the body.
Usage example: she's been unhealthy for almost a week now

Ailing is a synonym for unhealthy in sick topic. You can use "Ailing" instead the word "Unhealthy" as an adjective or an adverb, if it concerns topics such as ill, ill-looking. popular alternative
Nearby Word: unhealthily
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mind ailing mind unhealthy mind
relationship ailing relationship unhealthy relationship
psyche ailing psyche unhealthy psyche
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Unhealthy or Ailing. 2016. Accessed January 24, 2021.

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