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illness

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of illness

  1. 1 an abnormal state that disrupts a plant's or animal's normal bodily functioning suffered from a mysterious illness that left her weak and tired all the time Synonyms of illness affection, ail, ailment, bug, complaint, complication, condition, disorder, distemper, distemperature, fever, ill, disease, infirmity, malady, sickness, troubleWords Related to illness 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, plagueNear Antonyms of illness fitness, healthiness, heartiness, robustness, soundness, wholeness, wholesomeness; fettle, shapeAntonyms of illness health, wellness

  2. 2 the condition of not being in good health prone to illness as a child, he was sent to a western ranch with the expectation that it would toughen him up Synonyms of illness sickness, indisposition, unhealthiness, unsoundnessWords Related to illness malaise, sickishness; affliction, ailment, condition, disease, disorder, dysfunction (also disfunction), malady, trouble, upset; debility, decrepitude, feebleness, frailness, infirmity, invalidism, invalidity, lameness, sickliness, weakliness, weakness; hypochondriaNear Antonyms of illness comeback, 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-beingAntonyms of illness health, healthiness, soundness, wellness, wholeness, wholesomeness



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