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
Leading scorer Bryce Brown won't practice Thursday due to sickness, Pearl said, while Mustapha Heron will after playing through a minor ailment against Murray State.
There's also been more sickness on the east side of Harris County, Villarreal said.
The flu, or influenza, is a contagious respiratory infection caused by the influenza virus (not to be confused with Haemophilus influenzae, an opportunistic bacterium that can cause secondary infections following sicknesses, such as the flu).
He's officially listed as questionable for Sunday's game, along with four other players – kicker Graham Gano (knee/sickness), tight end Ed Dickson (ankle), fullback Alex Armah (hamstring) and safety Kurt Coleman (knee).
Pinterest Although Kate Middleton has been battling severe pregnancy sickness, the royal mom displayed not just a hint of a baby bump at Buckingham Palace on Tuesday, but also a new glow.
The symptoms can feel like sickness, Cavalleri said — headaches, queasy stomachs, dizziness, rapid heartbeat.
David Sanger wrote: Struggling through the first of his nightly live broadcasts from the heavens, Mr. Akiyama spent a lot of time describing the uglier details of space sickness.
When Allen visited Havana three years ago, the sicknesses and political drama were all still in the distant future.
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First Known Use of sickness
before 12th century
Synonymsillness, indisposition, unhealthiness, unsoundness
Antonymshealth, healthiness, soundness, wellness, wholeness, wholesomeness
Related Wordsmalaise, sickishness; affliction, ailment, condition, disease, disorder, dysfunction (also disfunction), malady, trouble, upset; debility, decrepitude, feebleness, frailness, infirmity, invalidism, invalidity, lameness, sickliness, weakliness, weakness; hypochondria
Near Antonymscomeback, convalescence, healing, mending, rally, recovery, recuperation, rehab, rehabilitation, snapback; fettle, fitness, shape; hardiness, heartiness, lustiness, robustness, ruggedness, stamina, strength, toughness, vigor, vigorousness, vitality; bloom, flush, flushness; weal, welfare, well-being
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