physically ill

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of physically ill

US
:nauseated
  • The sight made her physically ill.

Word by Word Definitions

physical play physically
  1. : of or relating to natural science

  2. : of or relating to physics

  3. : characterized or produced by the forces and operations of physics

  1. : physical examination

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


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