ill effect

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of ill effect

:a bad result
  • He was able to stop taking the drug with no ill effects.

Word by Word Definitions

ill play
  1. : immoral, vicious

  2. : resulting from, accompanied by, or indicative of an evil or malevolent intention

  3. : attributing evil or an objectionable quality

  1. : with displeasure or hostility

  2. : in a harsh manner

  3. : so as to reflect unfavorably

  1. : the reverse of good : evil

  2. : misfortune, distress

  3. : ailment, sickness

effect play
  1. : something that inevitably follows an antecedent (such as a cause or agent)

  2. : a distinctive impression

  3. : the creation of a desired impression

  1. : to cause to come into being

  2. : to bring about often by surmounting obstacles : accomplish

  3. : to put into operation


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