illness ( illnesses plural )
1 n-uncount Illness is the fact or experience of being ill.
If your child shows any signs of illness, take her to the doctor..., Mental illness is still a taboo subject.
2 n-count An illness is a particular disease such as measles or pneumonia.
She returned to her family home to recover from an illness.
Translation English Cobuild Collins Dictionary
affliction, ailment, attack, complaint, disability, disease, disorder, ill health, indisposition, infirmity, lurgi (informal) malady, malaise, poor health, sickness
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