misease

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Etymology[edit]

From Anglo-Norman meseise, miseise et al., Old French mesaise ( > French mésaise), from mes- (mis-) + aise (ease).

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misease (plural miseases)

  1. (archaic) Suffering, distress.
    • 1485, Sir Thomas Malory, Le Morte Darthur, Book IX:
      I ded to hym no displesure – and God knowith I am full sory for hys maledye and hys myssease.

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