Simple Definition of illness
: a condition of being unhealthy in your body or mind
: a specific condition that prevents your body or mind from working normally : a sickness or disease
Examples of illness
Her body was not able to defend itself against illness.
Hundreds of soldiers died from illness and hunger.
He showed no signs of illness.
Scientists have not yet found a cure for this illness.
cancer, diabetes, and other illnesses
She died at the age of 60 after a brief illness.
First Known Use of illness
ILLNESS Defined for Kids
Definition of illness
1 : an unhealthy condition of the body or mind <Germs can cause illness.>
2 : a specific sickness or disease <Colds are a common illness.>
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