illness, unwellness, malady, sickness(noun)
impairment of normal physiological function affecting part or all of an organism
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
The numerical value of illness in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of illness in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
To be too conscious is an illness. A real thorough going illness.
The soul's illness is more terrible and more difficult to understand than the illness of the body or any other type of malady.
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.
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.
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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Translations for illness
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- malaltiaCatalan, Valencian
- ασθένεια, αρρώστιαGreek
- հիվանդություն, անառողջությունArmenian
- 病気, 疾病Japanese
- រោគ, ជម្ងឺ, ជំងឺKhmer
- 질병, 疾病Korean
- enfermidade, doençaPortuguese
- bolest, болестSerbo-Croatian
- ලඩෙSinhala, Sinhalese
- choroba, nemocSlovak
- đau yếuVietnamese
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