What does illness mean?

Definitions for illnessˈɪl nɪs

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word illness.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. illness, unwellness, malady, sickness(noun)

    impairment of normal physiological function affecting part or all of an organism

Wiktionary

  1. illness(Noun)

    An instance of a disease or poor health.

  2. illness(Noun)

    A state of bad health or disease.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Illness(noun)

    the condition of being ill, evil, or bad; badness; unfavorableness

  2. Illness(noun)

    disease; indisposition; malady; disorder of health; sickness; as, a short or a severe illness

  3. Illness(noun)

    wrong moral conduct; wickedness

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'illness' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3084

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'illness' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3348

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'illness' in Nouns Frequency: #1161

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of illness in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of illness in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Fyodor Dostoyevsky:

    To be too conscious is an illness. A real thorough going illness.

  2. Swami Krishnananda:

    The soul's illness is more terrible and more difficult to understand than the illness of the body or any other type of malady.

  3. Tyson Perez:

    I weighed the absolute risk of the vaccine versus the hypothetical risk of the illness, and it became clear to me that the absolute risk of the vaccine outweighed the hypothetical risk of the illness.

  4. Marilyn Ferguson:

    Fear is a question What are you afraid of, and why Just as the seed of health is in illness, because illness contains information, your fears are a treasure house of self-knowledge if you explore them.

  5. Marilyn Ferguson:

    Fear is a question: What are you afraid of, and why? Just as the seed of health is in illness, because illness contains information, your fears are a treasure house of self-knowledge if you explore them.

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