Tuesday, July 11, 2006

Word of the day - 11 July 2006

mal·aise Audio pronunciation of "malaise" (m-lz, -lz)
n.
  1. A vague feeling of bodily discomfort, as at the beginning of an illness.
  2. A general sense of depression or unease: “One year after the crash, the markets remain mired in a deep malaise” (New York Times).


[French, from Old French : mal-, mal- + aise, ease; see ease.]

1 comment:

Pookie said...

you feeling malaise?