Examples of sickness in a Sentence
He died from an unknown sickness.
she was plagued by sickness most of her adult life
Recent Examples of sickness from the Web
In other words, Pho Dimond was there for me in good times and in bad, in sickness and in health.
What are the emergency warning signs of flu sickness?
Despite these limitations, Axelsson hopes the better understanding of non-verbal signs of sickness can help doctors improve diagnoses.
Father and son lay in single beds separated by a low table that was littered with the stuff of sickness: medicine bottles and cups with straws, heating pads and cold packs.
The two women cared for each other at times of sickness and supported one another in their love for (and by) the same man.
Affected by depression, skin rashes, eye problems, and severe sickness, Christine's battle has been everything but easy.
Salmonella is one of the most common foodborne sicknesses, usually striking with diarrhea, abdominal cramps, and fever within 12 hours to three days after infecting a person.
Once again, the ACLU says, defendants sometimes don’t show up because of work, children, sickness, or just because they weren’t told they had a court date.
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SICKNESS Defined for English Language Learners
: unhealthy condition of body or mind : the state of being sick
: a specific type of disease or illness
: the feeling you have in your stomach when you think you are going to vomit
SICKNESS Defined for Kids
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