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ill-health


ill–health

noun \ˌil-ˈhelth\

Definition of ILL-HEALTH

:  a condition of inferior health in which some disease or impairment of function is present but is usually not as serious in terms of curtailing activity as an illness <elderly parents who are in ill–health and need their financial and personal help—E. C. Gottschalk, Jr.>
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