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The state of being unhealthy.
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Nausea
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  1. Nausea
  2. A disease; a malady.
  3. The condition of being sick or diseased; illness
(Idiomatic) A state of illness, or bad health.
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  1. (Idiomatic) A state of illness, or bad health.
Debility caused by ill health or advanced age. Debility caused by ill health or advanced age.
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  1. Debility caused by ill health or advanced age. Debility caused by ill health or advanced age.
  2. A moral failing or defect in character:
  3. The condition of being infirm, often as associated with old age; weakness or frailty:
The state of being queasy; nausea
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  1. The state of being queasy; nausea
  2. Psychological discomfort at the prospect of having to deal with a particular issue
A mild illness, the state of being indisposed
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  1. A mild illness, the state of being indisposed
  2. A bad mood or disposition
  3. A slight illness
A vague feeling of physical discomfort or uneasiness, as early in an illness
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  1. A vague feeling of physical discomfort or uneasiness, as early in an illness
  2. A general sense of depression or unease:
  3. Any vague feeling of uneasiness, often, specif., one that is pervasive in a community
A lack of order or regular arrangement; confusion.
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  1. A lack of order or regular arrangement; confusion.
  2. An ailment that affects the function of mind or body:
  3. A condition characterized by lack of normal functioning of physical or mental processes:
The act or an instance of relapsing
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  1. The act or an instance of relapsing
  2. The recurrence of a disease after apparent improvement
  3. A return to a former state, especially after apparent improvement.
An episode or onset of a disease, especially an occurrence of a chronic disease:
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  1. An episode or onset of a disease, especially an occurrence of a chronic disease:
  2. Scoring ability or potential:
  3. The experience or beginning of a feeling, need, or desire:
The condition of fitting or being fitted
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  1. The condition of fitting or being fitted
  2. The state, quality, or way of being fitted:
  3. A sudden, involuntary mental experience:
(Med. --- Archaic) A sudden attack of illness, as a stroke
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  1. (Med. --- Archaic) A sudden attack of illness, as a stroke
  2. An instance of abnormal, especially excessive electrical activity in the brain, causing symptoms such as involuntary muscle movements and the loss of awareness or the ability to pay attention.
  3. A sudden episode of transient neurologic symptoms such as involuntary muscle movements, sensory disturbances and altered consciousness. A seizure is caused by abnormal electrical activity in the brain, which is often diagnosed on an electroencephalogram.
The period of such recovery
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  1. The period of such recovery
  2. Gradual recovery after illness
  3. The period needed for returning to health after illness.
A cause or reason for complaining; a grievance:
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  1. A cause or reason for complaining; a grievance:
  2. The initial pleading of a plaintiff in a civil action that identifies the court’s jurisdiction, the alleged facts that entitle the plaintiff to relief, and the relief sought. See also ad damnum clause, bill, petition, and prayer. The initial pleading of a plaintiff in a civil action that identifies the court’s jurisdiction, the alleged facts that entitle the plaintiff to relief, and the relief sought. See also ad damnum clause, bill, petition, and prayer.
  3. (Law) A pleading setting forth the plaintiff's case or cause of action; formal charge or accusation
The state of being an invalid; chronic ill health or disability
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  1. The state of being an invalid; chronic ill health or disability
  2. The condition of an invalid; sickness; infirmity.
The condition of being decrepit; feebleness or infirmity
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  1. The condition of being decrepit; feebleness or infirmity
  2. The quality or condition of being weakened, worn out, impaired, or broken down by old age, illness, or hard use.
An abrupt failure of function, strength, or health; a breakdown.
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  1. An abrupt failure of function, strength, or health; a breakdown.
  2. An abrupt loss of perceived value or of effect:
  3. The act of collapsing; a falling in or together; failure or breakdown, as in business or health
The condition resulting from this:
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  1. The condition resulting from this:
  2. The act or process of failing to function or continue.
  3. A failure to work or function properly
Limitation; restriction; restraint
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  1. Limitation; restriction; restraint
  2. The act of confining or the state of being confined
  3. Lying-in, time of giving birth
The state of being prostrate.
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  1. The state of being prostrate.
  2. The act of prostrating oneself.
  3. Utter physical or mental exhaustion or helplessness
(Uncountable, informal) Regular payments received by a disabled person, usually from the state
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  1. (Uncountable, informal) Regular payments received by a disabled person, usually from the state
  2. An injury or medical condition that interferes with an individual’s ability to perform one or more of the functions of daily life or of work; a legal status that prevents an individual from exercising one or more of a citizen’s rights. An injury or medical condition that interferes with an individual’s ability to perform one or more of the functions of daily life or of work; a legal status that prevents an individual from exercising one or more of a citizen’s rights.
  3. State of being disabled; deprivation or want of ability; absence of competent physical, intellectual, or moral power, means, fitness, and the like.
A variation in normal wind conditions.
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  1. A variation in normal wind conditions.
  2. Commotion; disorder
  3. The condition of being disturbed:
Abnormal anxiety over one's health, often with imagined symptoms and severe melancholy
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  1. Abnormal anxiety over one's health, often with imagined symptoms and severe melancholy
  2. A psychiatric disorder characterized by the conviction that one is ill or soon to become ill, often accompanied by physical symptoms, when illness is neither present nor likely. &diamf3; A person with hypochondria is called a hypochondriac.
  3. A psychiatric disorder characterized by excessive concern about having a serious illness. Patients formerly diagnosed with this disorder are now often diagnosed with either somatic symptom disorder (if physical symptoms are present) or illness anxiety disorder (if physical symptoms are not present).
Nausea.
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  1. Nausea.
  2. A disease; a malady.
  3. The condition of being sick or diseased; illness
Any bodily or mental disorder; illness, esp. a mild, chronic one
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  1. Any bodily or mental disorder; illness, esp. a mild, chronic one
  2. A physical or mental disorder, especially a mild illness.
An unwholesome condition:
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  1. An unwholesome condition:
  2. A disease; illness; sickness
Anything causing pain or distress; calamity
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  1. Anything causing pain or distress; calamity
  2. A condition of pain, suffering, or distress:
An upset of normal function; ailment
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  1. An upset of normal function; ailment
  2. An ailment that affects the function of mind or body:
  3. A condition characterized by lack of normal functioning of physical or mental processes:
  1. A bad mood or disposition
  2. A mild illness, the state of being indisposed
  3. A slight illness
Debility caused by ill health or advanced age. Debility caused by ill health or advanced age.
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  1. Debility caused by ill health or advanced age. Debility caused by ill health or advanced age.
  2. A bodily ailment or weakness:
  3. The condition of being infirm, often as associated with old age; weakness or frailty:
Nausea
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  1. Nausea
  2. A disease; a malady.
  3. The condition of being sick or diseased; illness
Any bodily or mental disorder; illness, esp. a mild, chronic one
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  1. Any bodily or mental disorder; illness, esp. a mild, chronic one
  2. A physical or mental disorder, especially a mild illness.
An illness; ailment
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  1. An illness; ailment
  2. A subject or cause for complaining; grievance
  3. A bodily disorder or disease; a malady or ailment.
A condition or tendency, as of society, regarded as abnormal and harmful.
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  1. A condition or tendency, as of society, regarded as abnormal and harmful.
  2. 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.
  3. A particular destructive process in an organ or organism, with a specific cause and characteristic symptoms; specif., an illness; ailment
An upset of normal function; ailment
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  1. An upset of normal function; ailment
  2. An ailment that affects the function of mind or body:
  3. A condition characterized by lack of normal functioning of physical or mental processes:
Something that causes suffering; trouble:
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  1. Something that causes suffering; trouble:
  2. Evil, wrongdoing, or harm:
  3. Sick people considered as a group. Often used with the.
A bodily ailment or weakness:
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  1. A bodily ailment or weakness:
  2. Debility caused by ill health or advanced age. Debility caused by ill health or advanced age.
  3. The condition of being infirm, often as associated with old age; weakness or frailty:
An unwholesome condition:
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  1. An unwholesome condition:
  2. A disease, disorder, or ailment.
Nausea
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  1. Nausea
  2. The condition of being sick or diseased; illness
  3. A disease; a malady.
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