illness definition, illness meaning | English dictionary

Search also in: Web News Encyclopedia Images
Collins

illness

  

      n  
1    a disease or indisposition; sickness  
2    a state of ill health  
3    Obsolete   wickedness  


mental illness  
      n   any of various disorders in which a person's thoughts, emotions, or behaviour are so abnormal as to cause suffering to himself, herself, or other people  
English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus  
Collins
decompression sickness   , illness         
      n   a disorder characterized by severe pain in muscles and joints, cramp, and difficulty in breathing, caused by a sudden and sustained decrease in air pressure,   (Also called)    caisson disease, aeroembolism     (Nontechnical name)    the bends  


illness         
      n  
1    a disease or indisposition; sickness  
2    a state of ill health  
3    Obsolete   wickedness  
mental illness  
      n   any of various disorders in which a person's thoughts, emotions, or behaviour are so abnormal as to cause suffering to himself, herself, or other people  

English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus  

Collins

illness

  
  
affliction, ailment, attack, complaint, disability, disease, disorder, ill health, indisposition, infirmity, lurgi     (informal)   malady, malaise, poor health, sickness  

English Collins Dictionary - English synonyms & Thesaurus  

Add your entry in the Collaborative Dictionary.

Advertising