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.
Recent Examples of illness from the Web
Although foods high in vitamin C won’t stop your flu symptoms, eating them regularly may help prevent illness down the line.
O'Bryant said these findings are helpful because one of the goals of the study is to improve how genetic information about a person's illnesses is being used to diagnose or treat them.
The illness usually lasts four to seven days, and most people recover without treatment.
The federal government pays more for Medicare Advantage members that have more illnesses.
The persistent anxiety itself becomes a debilitating illness.
There are snippets about his late father, bent toward discipline with a whirling belt and who resented his son, having been told by doctors that the boy's birth might have triggered his wife's illness.
Producer Knxwledge was absent reportedly due to illness from Anderson .Paak’s set, leaving the singer/rapper to rock NxWorries songs by himself with the help of his DJ.
The illness can cause serious and fatal infections in children, elderly and those with weakened immune systems.
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ILLNESS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of illness for English Language Learners
: 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
ILLNESS Defined for Kids
Definition of illness for Students
- Germs can cause illness.
- Colds are a common illness.
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