What does illness mean?

Definitions for illness
ˈɪl nɪsill·ness

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

How to pronounce illness?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say illness in sign language?

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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

Examples of illness in a Sentence

  1. Supriya Kumar:

    When people stay home when sick with a contagious disease like influenza, they actually reduce the likelihood of future illness among co-workers and thus reduce absenteeism in the workplace, managers who realize this and promote stay-at-home behavior in cases of infectious illness are likely to have a more healthy workplace.

  2. Fyodor Dostoyevsky:

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

  3. William Schaffner:

    The vaccine is not perfect, none of us believe it is, but it's the best thing we have for preventing influenza, and even if it doesn't prevent the illness completely, and this is very important, it tends to make the illness milder.

  4. Jeffrey Metzner:

    I think Mr. Holmes' actions on July 20 were the direct result of his mental illness, it all boils down to whether you believe he had a delusion or not.

  5. Princess Cruises:

    Consistent with current public health alerts that norovirus and influenza are widespread in the general community in Australia's eastern states, New South Wales, Victoria, and Queensland, proactive and successful steps were taken on board Sun Princess to limit any spread of the illness.

Images & Illustrations of illness

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