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disease

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  1. an abnormal state that disrupts a plant's or animal's normal bodily functioning <they caught a rare disease while they were traveling in Africa and were sick for weeks> Synonyms affection, ail, ailment, bug, complaint, complication, condition, disorder, distemper, distemperature, fever, ill, illness, infirmity, malady, sickness, trouble Related Words contagion, 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 Antonyms fitness, healthiness, heartiness, robustness, soundness, wholeness, wholesomeness; fettle, shape Antonyms health, wellness


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