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Another word for ill

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Adjective
  1. Suffering from or affected with an illness

    See also:

    health

  2. Causing harm or injury

    See also:

    help

  3. Bringing, predicting, or characterized by misfortune

    See also:

    luck

Noun
  1. Whatever is destructive or harmful

    See also:

    help

  2. A pathological condition of mind or body

      1. The condition of being sick; illness.
      2. A disease; a malady.
      3. Nausea.
      1. A disease, disorder, or ailment.
      2. An unwholesome condition:
      1. The condition of being infirm, often as associated with old age; weakness or frailty:
      2. A bodily ailment or weakness:
      3. Weakness of resolution or character:
      1. Poor health resulting from disease of body or mind; sickness.
      2. A disease.
      3. The quality of being disagreeable or unpleasant.
      1. A lack of order or regular arrangement; confusion.
      2. A breach of civic order or peace; a public disturbance.
      3. An ailment that affects the function of mind or body:
      1. An abnormal condition of a part, organ, or system of an organism resulting from various causes, such as infection, inflammation, environmental factors, or genetic defect, and characterized by an identifiable group of signs, symptoms, or both.
      2. A condition or tendency, as of society, regarded as abnormal and harmful.
      3. Lack of ease; trouble.
      1. An expression of pain, dissatisfaction, or resentment.
      2. A cause or reason for complaining; a grievance:
      3. A bodily disorder or disease; a malady or ailment.
      1. A physical or mental disorder, especially a mild illness.
    See also:

    health

  3. A cause of suffering or harm

      1. Sorrow or grief; misery.
      2. Misfortune or wretchedness:
      3. A cause of sorrow or misery; a misfortune:
      1. A source of widespread dreadful affliction and devastation such as that caused by pestilence or war.
      2. A means of inflicting severe suffering, vengeance, or punishment.
      3. A small whip used to inflict punishment.
      1. A highly infectious, usually fatal, epidemic disease; a pestilence.
      2. A virulent, infectious disease that is caused by the bacterium Yersinia pestis (syn. Pasteurella pestis ) and is transmitted primarily by the bite of fleas from an infected rodent, especially a rat. In humans it occurs in bubonic form, marked by lymph node enlargement, and in pneumonic form, marked by infection of the lungs, and can progress to septicemia.
      3. A widespread affliction or calamity seen as divine retribution.
      1. Morally bad or wrong; wicked:
      2. Causing ruin, injury, or pain; harmful:
      3. Characterized by or indicating future misfortune; ominous:
      1. An appeal or prayer for evil or misfortune to befall someone or something.
      2. Evil or misfortune that comes as if in response to such an appeal:
      3. A source or cause of evil; a scourge:
      1. A cause of harm, ruin, or death:
      2. A source of persistent annoyance or exasperation:
      3. Fatal injury or ruin:
      1. A condition of pain, suffering, or distress:
      2. A cause of pain, suffering, or distress:
    See also:

    help

Another word for ill

Modifier
  1. Bad

    See also:

    wicked

  2. Sick

Noun
  1. Anything causing pain, distress, etc.

  2. Sickness

    See also:

    disease

Idioms:

    take-ill

  1. become sick, become unwell, fall ill;

    • take-ill

    • take offense, resent, be annoyed at, be offended by;