ailing

Is ailing a Scrabble word? YES

Is ailing a Words With Friends word? YES


The word AILING is worth 7 points in Scrabble and 10 points in Words with Friends

There are 6 letters in the word AILING

3 Definitions  for the word ailing:

adj - somewhat ill or prone to illness, "my poor ailing grandmother", "feeling a bit indisposed today", "you look a little peaked", "feeling poorly", "a sickly child", "is unwell and can't come to work"

GCIDE Definitions - AIL

Ail
Ail (, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Ailed (; p. pr. & vb. n. Ailing.] [OE. eilen, ailen, AS. eglan to trouble, pain; akin to Goth. us-agljan to distress, agls troublesome, irksome, aglo, aglitha, pain, and prob. to E. awe. To affect with pain or uneasiness, either physical or mental; to trouble; to be the matter with; -- used to express some uneasiness or affection, whose cause is unknown; as, what ails the man? I know not what ails him.
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What aileth thee, Hagar? Gen. xxi. 17.
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It is never used to express a specific disease. We do not say, a fever ails him; but, something ails him.
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Ail
Ail (, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Ailed (; p. pr. & vb. n. Ailing.] [OE. eilen, ailen, AS. eglan to trouble, pain; akin to Goth. us-agljan to distress, agls troublesome, irksome, aglo, aglitha, pain, and prob. to E. awe. To affect with pain or uneasiness, either physical or mental; to trouble; to be the matter with; -- used to express some uneasiness or affection, whose cause is unknown; as, what ails the man? I know not what ails him.
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What aileth thee, Hagar? Gen. xxi. 17.
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It is never used to express a specific disease. We do not say, a fever ails him; but, something ails him.
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Ail
Ail, n. Indisposition or morbid affection. Pope.
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Ail
Ail, n. Indisposition or morbid affection. Pope.
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GCIDE Definitions - AILING

ailing
ailing adj. sick; unhealthy. Opposite of well or healthy.
Syn. -- indisposed, peaked(predicate), poorly(predicate), sickly, unwell.
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ailing
ailing adj. sick; unhealthy. Opposite of well or healthy.
Syn. -- indisposed, peaked(predicate), poorly(predicate), sickly, unwell.
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