However, there is still a stigma which blights sufferers of the disease, even today.
Now, we talk about reducing the stigma of this disease—yet we've treated a visitor living with it as a threat.
You have to recognize the possibility of a mistake to fight the disease effectively.
To add to the gloom, several high-profile Ebola cases have occurred in health-care workers treating patients with the disease.
To survive, farmworkers and peasants had to expose themselves to disease.
Intemperance may be approached from the standpoint of disease or immorality.
People suffered and died, ignorant of what produced their disease.
This disease is caused by an excessive determination of blood to the head.
And now that she has developed the disease she is going to join her mother at the settlement.
I got infected with her fears; it was as if I had caught an infection of disease.
early 14c., "discomfort, inconvenience," from Old French desaise "lack, want; discomfort, distress; trouble, misfortune; disease, sickness," from des- "without, away" (see dis-) + aise "ease" (see ease). Sense of "sickness, illness" in English first recorded late 14c.; the word still sometimes was used in its literal sense early 17c.
disease dis·ease (dĭ-zēz')
A pathological condition of a body part, an organ, or a system resulting from various causes, such as infection, genetic defect, or environmental stress, and characterized by an identifiable group of signs or symptoms.