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 in a sentence
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 for Students
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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