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
After dropping 20 pounds last year because of an illness, Spears had to work hard to build up his strength.
And are cooperating with the government authorities’ investigation to identify the cause of the illness of those who visited the restaurant in Jeonju.
Brandt’s team saw mostly children who’d faced non-life-threatening injuries and illnesses.
From the Press-Enterprise: Speaking to reporters, Booker said communities in his home state and nationwide suffer illnesses from pollution caused by outsiders who dump and emit toxins without locals’ consent.
The shoot came at the tail end of what was supposedly month of too-long days, little sleep, and untreated illnesses for Vlada Dzyuba.
Virologist Maurice Hilleman dedicated his life to creating vaccines to eradicate childhood illnesses.
The most notable absence has been Montaque Gill-Caesar, who missed several practices due to illness and now is sitting out for concussion protocol.
In early August — days after Leslie Blanton died from an illness related to her drug addiction, according to a close friend — Gary and Skylar left for Khaleel’s new house in Chattaroy, about 20 miles north of Spokane.
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First Known Use of illness
Synonymsaffection, ail, ailment, bug, complaint, complication, condition, disorder, distemper, distemperature, fever, ill, disease, infirmity, malady, sickness, trouble
Related Wordscontagion, contagious disease; contagium, infection; attack, bout, fit, spell; debility, decrepitude, feebleness, frailness, lameness, sickliness, unhealthiness, unsoundness, unwellness, weakness; malaise, matter, pip; epidemic, pest, pestilence, plague
Near Antonymsfitness, healthiness, heartiness, robustness, soundness, wholeness, wholesomeness; fettle, shape
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