Origin of diseased
Related formsnon·dis·eased, adjectiveun·dis·eased, adjective
Can be confuseddeceased diseased
Definition for diseased (2 of 2)
verb (used with object), dis·eased, dis·eas·ing.
SYNONYMS FOR disease
Related formsdis·eas·ed·ly, adverbdis·eas·ed·ness, noun
Examples from the Web for diseased
But it was good news to the poor, the diseased, the downtrodden and scorned, and all the “little” people.
Step too far off the beaten path and you could be faced with diseased rodents and filthy insects.New York’s Scariest Night Out: The Ghosts, Rats, and Lunatics of ‘Nightmare New York’|Justin Jones|October 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
More than two dozen lines of diseased mice have now been destroyed.Stop Green Hill Activists Occupy Research Facility and Release Mice|Barbie Latza Nadeau|April 26, 2013|DAILY BEAST
To its primitive, diseased brain I was practically invisible, an obstacle to be ignored, and, at best, avoided.The Extinction Parade: An Original Zombie Story by Max Brooks|Max Brooks|January 14, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Before we necessarily had breasts, we were instructed to palpate the diseased, curvaceous effigy to feel for lumps.
Yet persons who by melancholy are cast into diseased fears and scrupulosities, are uncapable of this way of trial.A Christian Directory (Volume 1 of 4)|Richard Baxter
The hot compresses dissolve the diseased matter, so that the ulcer opens.Valere Aude|Louis Dechmann
Abscesses may form at some portion of the diseased gut and result in an external fistula.Intestinal Ills|Alcinous Burton Jamison
We have already seen that he examined the moth, to find if it were healthy, and rejected its eggs if it were diseased.The Fertility of the Unfit|William Allan Chapple
Habits and heredity are undoubted factors in the production of diseased minds, and, in fact, are the chief agents.Religion and Lust|James Weir