ill·ness /ˈɪlnəs/ 名詞
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.
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.”
n : impairment of normal physiological function affecting part
or all of an organism [syn: unwellness, malady, sickness]
[ant: health, health]