Definitions for illnessˈɪl nɪs
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word illness
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
unhealthy condition; poor health; indisposition; sickness.
Origin of illness:
illness, unwellness, malady, sickness(noun)
impairment of normal physiological function affecting part or all of an organism
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
a type of sickness or disease
a rare and dangerous illness
bad health or sickness
Her life had been ruined by illness.
An instance of a disease or poor health.
A state of bad health or disease.
the condition of being ill, evil, or bad; badness; unfavorableness
disease; indisposition; malady; disorder of health; sickness; as, a short or a severe illness
wrong moral conduct; wickedness
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'illness' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3084
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'illness' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3348
Rank popularity for the word 'illness' in Nouns Frequency: #1161
Translations for illness
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a state or occasion of being unwell
There is a lot of illness in the village just now; childhood illnesses.
- مَرَض، سُقْـمArabic
- doençaPortuguese (BR)
- die KrankheitGerman
- sygdom; -sygdomDanish
- enfermedad, mal, dolenciaSpanish
- hastalık, rahatsızlıkTurkish
- 疾病Chinese (Trad.)
- хвороба, недугаUkrainian
- sự đau ốmVietnamese
- 疾病Chinese (Simp.)
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