What does sickness mean?

Definitions for sickness
ˈsɪk nɪssick·ness

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. illness, unwellness, malady, sicknessnoun

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

  2. sicknessnoun

    defectiveness or unsoundness

    "drugs have become a sickness they cannot cure"; "a great sickness of his judgment"

  3. nausea, sicknessnoun

    the state that precedes vomiting

Wiktionary

  1. sicknessnoun

    The quality or state of being sick or diseased; illness; disease or malady.

    Etymology: From seocness.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sicknessnoun

    the quality or state of being sick or diseased; illness; sisease or malady

  2. Sicknessnoun

    nausea; qualmishness; as, sickness of stomach

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  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'sickness' in Nouns Frequency: #2654

How to pronounce sickness?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sickness in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sickness in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of sickness in a Sentence

  1. A. E. Houseman:

    The mortal sickness of a mind too unhappy to be kind.

  2. Salia Woodbury:

    My mom and dad told me that addiction is a sickness, yeah, a sickness that makes people feel like they have to take drugs or drink alcohol to feel OK.

  3. Robinson Jeffers:

    Civilization is a transient sickness.

  4. United States:

    This is a very well-done report, very believable, and fits well with this emerging knowledge about the impacts of air pollution on a series of chronic diseases, i think you can very directly link relaxation of air pollution control standards with increased sickness and death.

  5. Zac Brown:

    The sickness has just begun here, its just started to rearits head. So you need to wake up, you need to stay indoors and to try to socially distance yourself and stay inside because America can heal from this...

Images & Illustrations of sickness

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    (used especially of glances) directed to one side with or as if with doubt or suspicion or envy
    • A. sesquipedalian
    • B. motile
    • C. askant
    • D. bristly

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