Definitions for "malady"
Any disease of the human body; a distemper, disorder, or indisposition, proceeding from impaired, defective, or morbid organic functions; especially, a lingering or deep-seated disorder.
A moral or mental defect or disorder.
impairment of normal physiological function affecting part or all of an organism
any unwholesome or desperate condition; "what maladies afflict our nation?"
Keywords:  illness