Pronunciation: (mal'u-dē), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/malady.html on line 73 [key]
1. any disorder or disease of the body, esp. one that is chronic or deepseated.
2. any undesirable or disordered condition: social maladies; a malady of the spirit.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.