HyperDic: illness

English > 1 sense of the word illness:
NOUNstateillness, unwellness, malady, sicknessimpairment of normal physiological function affecting part or all of an organism
illness > pronunciation
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > illness: 1 sense > noun 1, state
Meaningimpairment of normal physiological function affecting part or all of an organism.
Synonymsunwellness, malady, sickness
NarroweragueA fit of shivering or shaking
amyloidosisA disorder characterized by deposit of amyloid in organs or tissues
anuresis, anuriainability to urinate
catastrophic illnesssevere illness requiring prolonged hospitalization / hospitalization or recovery
collapse, prostrationAn abrupt failure of function or complete physical exhaustion
conditionAn illness, disease, or other medical problem
decompression sickness, aeroembolism, air embolism, gas embolism, caisson disease, bendspain resulting from rapid change in pressure
diseaseAn impairment of health or a condition of abnormal functioning
food poisoning, gastrointestinal disorderillness caused by poisonous or contaminated food
growth(pathology) an abnormal proliferation of tissue (as in a tumor)
hypermotilityexcessive movement
indispositionA slight illness
lead poisoning, plumbism, saturnismtoxic condition produced by the absorption of excessive lead into the system
ozone sicknessillness that can occur to persons exposed to ozone in high-altitude aircraft
toxemia of pregnancy, toxaemia of pregnancy, toxemia, toxaemiaAn abnormal condition of pregnancy characterized by hypertension and edema and protein in the urine
Broaderill health, unhealthiness, health problemA state in which you are unable to function normally and without pain
Oppositehealth, wellnessA healthy state of wellbeing free from disease
Spanishafección, enfermedad, mal, patología
Catalanafecció, malaltia, patologia
Adjectivesillaffected by an impairment of normal physical or mental function

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