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sickness

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of sickness

  1. 1 the condition of not being in good health she was plagued by sickness most of her adult life Synonyms of sickness illness, indisposition, unhealthiness, unsoundness Words Related to sickness malaise, 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 Antonyms of sickness 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-being Antonyms of sickness health, healthiness, soundness, wellness, wholeness, wholesomeness

  2. 2 an abnormal state that disrupts a plant or animal's normal bodily functioning a sickness that resulted in the death of millions of the nation's elm trees Synonyms of sickness affection, ail, ailment, bug, complaint, complication, condition, disorder, distemper, distemperature, fever, ill, illness, infirmity, malady, disease, troubleWords Related to sickness 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 sickness fitness, healthiness, heartiness, robustness, soundness, wholeness, wholesomeness; fettle, shapeAntonyms of sickness health, wellness

  3. 3 a disturbed condition of the stomach in which one feels like vomiting the sickness that women typically feel upon rising during the early months of a pregnancy Synonyms of sickness nauseousness, qualmishness, queasiness, queerness, nausea, squeamishnessWords Related to sickness qualm; airsickness, altitude sickness, car sickness, morning sickness, motion sickness, mountain sickness, seasickness



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