Usage examples for malady

  1. The effect upon him of this excitement was evil enough, yet not so evil as the malady of drink. – The Nether World by George Gissing
  2. The ravages of mental distress affected the soul of man in the same way that acute physical anguish affected the body; and an intelligent being, suffering from a moral malady had surely a right to destroy himself, a right he shares with the sheep, that, fallen a victim to the 'staggers, ' beats its head against a tree. – The Country Doctor by Honore de Balzac
  3. Even if we are afflicted by some actual malady we should keep our thought from resting on it as far as we have the power to do so. – The Practice of Autosuggestion by C. Harry Brooks