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Word: malaise

Definition: uneasiness; vague feeling of ill health (without any particular pain or appearance of disease)


Sentences Containing 'malaise'

Allergic rhinitis may cause additional symptoms, such as sneezing and nasal itching, coughing, headache, fatigue, malaise, and cognitive impairment.
Anorexia, skin lesions, hair loss, hepatosplenomegaly, papilloedema, bleeding, general malaise, pseudotumor cerebri, and death may also occur.
At the same time, welfare guards against the societal malaise that may flow from a widespread sense of unjustified frustration and insecurity.
For some thinkers, existential malaise is mostly theoretical (as it is with Jean-Paul Sartre) while others are quite affected by an existentialistic anguish (an example being Albert Camus and his discussion of the Absurd).
Nordström was married to René Malaise between 1925 and 1929 and joined him in his exploring of Kamchatka in the Soviet Union, where she spent five years.
Symptoms occur from 5 days to 2 weeks after exposure and include sudden onset of fever, body aches, malaise.
The infection has a slow onset with fever, malaise, headache and muscular pains.
The metabolic pathways of pain and malaise evolved only because they once served the fitness of our genes.
This can cause nausea and vomiting, vertigo, headaches, lethargy, and overall malaise.
When mast cells degranulate, they release histamine and other chemicals, starting an inflammatory process that can cause symptoms outside the nose, such as fatigue and malaise.
Writing shortly after the malaise of the French Revolution, he proposed that social ills could be remedied through sociological positivism, an epistemological approach outlined in "The Course in Positive Philosophy" [1830–1842] and "A General View of Positivism" (1844).

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