Definition of Illness. Meaning of Illness. Synonyms of Illness

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Definition of Illness

Illness
Illness Ill"ness, n. [From Ill.] 1. The condition of being ill, evil, or bad; badness; unfavorableness. [Obs.] ``The illness of the weather.' --Locke. 2. Disease; indisposition; malady; disorder of health; sickness; as, a short or a severe illness. 3. Wrong moral conduct; wickedness. --Shak. Syn: Malady; disease; indisposition; ailment. Usage: Illness, Sickness. Within the present century, there has been a tendency in England to use illness in the sense of a continuous disease, disorder of health, or sickness, and to confine sickness more especially to a sense of nausea, or ``sickness of the stomach.'

Meaning of Illness from wikipedia

- using medications. Illness The terms illness and sickness are both generally used as synonyms for disease; however, the term illness is occasionally used...
- Terminal illness or end-stage disease is a disease that cannot be cured or adequately treated and is reasonably expected to result in the death of the...
- A mental disorder, also referred to as a mental illness or psychiatric disorder, is a behavioral or mental pattern that causes significant distress or...
- Foodborne illness (also foodborne disease and colloquially referred to as food poisoning) is any illness resulting from the spoilage of contaminated food...
- Heat illness is a spectrum of disorders due to environmental exposure to heat. It includes minor conditions such as heat cramps, heat syncope, and heat...
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- A catastrophic illness is a severe illness requiring prolonged hospitalization or recovery. Examples would include cancer, leukemia, heart attack or stroke...
- bipolar disorder have financial, social or work-related problems due to the illness. Bipolar disorder is among the top 20 causes of disability worldwide and...
- Severity of illness (SOI) is defined as the extent of organ system derangement or physiologic decompensation for a patient. It gives a medical classification...
- Ephialtes is an anxiety disorder identified as such by John Bond in 1753, along with other authors of those times, in his treatise "An Essay on the Incubus...