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malaise
used in The Bluest Eye

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Definition
physical discomfort (as mild sickness or depression)
  • Like a sore tooth that is not content to throb in isolation, but must diffuse its own pain to other parts of the body—making breathing difficult, vision limited, nerves unsettled, so a hated piece of furniture produces a fretful malaise that asserts itself throughout the house and limits the delight of things not related to it.
    2 — Autumn (56% in)

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