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
Items listed correspond to risk factors that are most often associated with foodborne illness.
Tight end Travis Kelce missed his second day of practice with an illness.
Young children and the elderly with chronic illness will experience more severe symptoms.
Meanwhile, 6-foot-9 freshman forward Chase Johnson has been out for weeks with an unidentified illness.
The Crusaders looked out of sorts without Walker, who missed his second straight game with illness.
The Beavers' leading tackler has been limited with an illness and was also cited for violent conduct by the Corvallis Police Department last weekend.
The biggest treatment challenge in America today is that most people with an opioid illness don’t get nearly enough treatment.
Observations ▪ Hornets power forward Frank Kaminsky played Monday, after missing Sunday’s victory over the Orlando Magic with an illness.
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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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