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 synonyms
for disease; however, the term illness
- Foodborne illness
(also foodborne disease
and colloquially referred
to as food poisoning) is any illness resulting
from the spoilage
- Terminal illness
or end-stage disease
is a disease
or adequately treated
and is reasonably expected
in the death
- A mental
disorder, also called
a mental illness
disorder, is a behavioral
or mental pattern
that causes significant distress
- Heat illness
is a spectrum
due to environmental exposure
to heat. It includes minor conditions
such as heat cramps, heat syncope, and heat...
- psychogenic illness
(MPI), also called
m**** sociogenic illness
, m**** psychogenic
hysteria, or m**** hysteria, is the rapid spread
- A catastrophic illness
is a severe illness requiring prolonged hospitalization
or recovery. Examples would include
cancer, leukemia, heart attack
- bipolar disorder
have financial, social
or work-related problems
due to the illness
. Bipolar disorder
the top 20 causes
of disability worldwide
is a 1978 work of critical theory
Sontag, in which
the victim-blaming in the language
that is often
and unduly worried about having
a serious illness
. An old concept, the meaning
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