Definition Of ailing


in poor health.

I went to see my ailing mother

trouble or afflict (someone) in mind or body.

exercise is good for whatever ails you

Example Of ailing

  • An historic city that has struggled to boost its ailing economy, it must polish its reputation as a tourist and convention centre.

  • And the market is certainly not the tonic for our ailing health service.

  • Can he live with the further pressures on the ailing health and education services?

  • From the viewpoint of public policy this is desirable, if banks are to be encouraged to nurse ailing companies back to health.

  • He has come to the hill station with his uncle and his ailing mother to recoup the failing health of the latter.

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