Definition of Illness. Meaning of Illness. Synonyms of Illness
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Definition of Illness
IllnessIllness Ill"ness, n. [From Ill.]
1. The condition of being ill, evil, or bad; badness;
unfavorableness. [Obs.] ``The illness of the weather.'
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
The terms Illness
are both generally
used as a synonym
for disease. However, the term illness
- A mental
disorder, also called
a mental illness
disorder, is a behavioral
or mental pattern
that causes significant distress
- Foodborne illness
(also foodborne disease
and colloquially referred
to as food poisoning) is any illness resulting
from the food spoilage
- Terminal illness
is an incurable disease
be adequately treated
and is reasonably expected
in the death
of the patient. This term...
is excessively worried about having
a serious illness
or others, though
has repeatedly changed
(MPI), also called
m**** sociogenic illness
, m**** psychogenic
hysteria, or m**** hysteria, is "the rapid spread
- Gulf War syndrome, officially known
as Gulf War illness
, Gulf War illnesses
and chronic multisymptom illness
, is a chronic
and multisymptomatic disorder
- psychiatric factitious disorder wherein those affected feign
, or psychological trauma
to draw attention, sympathy, or re****urance to...
- Heat illness
or heat-related illness
is a spectrum
due to environmental exposure
to heat. It includes minor conditions
such as heat cramps...
- any mental disorder which manifests
as physical symptoms
that suggest illness
or injury, but which cannot
be explained fully
by a general medical
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