Synonyms of 'ailment'
in the sense of disorder
a rare nerve disorder that can cause paralysis of the arms
in the sense of infirmity
physical weakness or frailty
Older people often try to ignore their infirmities.
in the sense of malady
any disease or illness
He was stricken at twenty-one with a crippling malady.
Thesaurus for ailment from the Collins English Thesaurus