unwell

adjective un·well \ ˌən-ˈwel \

Definition of unwell

1 : being in poor health : ailing, sick
2 : undergoing menstruation

Examples of unwell in a Sentence

  1. Miss Bennett, are you unwell?

  2. I am sorry she is feeling unwell.

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First Known Use of unwell

15th century


UNWELL Defined for English Language Learners

unwell

adjective

Definition of unwell for English Language Learners

  • : not feeling well


UNWELL Defined for Kids

unwell

adjective un·well \ ˌən-ˈwel \

Definition of unwell for Students

: being in poor health

Medical Dictionary

unwell

adjective un·well \ -ˈwel \

medical Definition of unwell

: being in poor health : sick


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