ill-being

noun
ill-be·​ing | \ ˈil-ˈbē-iŋ How to pronounce ill-being (audio) \

Definition of ill-being

: a condition of being deficient in health, happiness, or prosperity

First Known Use of ill-being

1840, in the meaning defined above

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“Ill-being.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ill-being. Accessed 24 Jul. 2021.

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