OTHER WORDS FOR ill
Idioms about ill
Origin of ill
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WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH illill , sick (see synonym study at the current entry)
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The adjective ill is defined as “evil; wicked; bad.” However, it’s not used in exactly the same way as any of those synonyms! Learn the difference among these terms on Thesaurus.com.
How to use ill in a sentence
A study in the Netherlands found that most patients who have been ill for 10 days are already making their own antibodies against the virus.COVID-19 plasma treatments may be safe, but we don’t know if they work|Tina Hesman Saey|August 25, 2020|Science News
None have been proven yet, and much of the federal and private funding for clinical trials has gone for treating the severely ill.New treatments aim to treat COVID-19 early, before it gets serious|Tina Hesman Saey|August 24, 2020|Science News
In places where most people wore masks, those who did get infected seemed dramatically less likely to get severely ill compared to places with less mask-wearing.Cloth Masks Do Protect The Wearer – Breathing In Less Coronavirus Means You Get Less Sick|LGBTQ-Editor|August 20, 2020|No Straight News
The following day he felt ill and tested positive for the coronavirus.Tracing Homophobia In South Korea’s Coronavirus Surveillance Program|LGBTQ-Editor|June 18, 2020|No Straight News
Volunteers who were either ill, recovered or healthy all coughed at about the same velocity.Six foot social-distancing will not always be enough for COVID-19|Tina Hesman Saey|April 23, 2020|Science News For Students
They had rarely seen their own fathers carry small children unless their mothers were ill.
I am fortunate that I have never been deathly ill, but whenever I have the stomach flu, I most certainly feel like I am dying.
David Prowse, the actor who portrayed Darth Vader, wished to come back but had to turn down the role because of ill health.Juiciest ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Rumors (and Some Debunked Ones)|Rich Goldstein|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
But Seligman never imagined how Mitchell might put the concept to work, in part because it was so ill-suited to that purpose.The Luxury Homes That Torture and Your Tax Dollars Built|Michael Daly|December 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There is a procedure called “compassionate release” allowing terminally ill men to die at home.
These differences of interests will lead to disputes, ill blood, and finally to separation.
And for fear of being ill spoken of weep bitterly for a day, and then comfort thyself in thy sadness.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
G was a gamester, who had but ill-luck; H was a Hunter, who hunted a buck.
"It is ill-fated;" and Alessandro blamed himself for having forgotten her only association with the name.Ramona|Helen Hunt Jackson
The Marshals were inclined to attribute their disgrace to the ill-will of Berthier and not to the temper of Napoleon.Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison
British Dictionary definitions for ill (1 of 3)
Word Origin for ill
British Dictionary definitions for ill (2 of 3)
British Dictionary definitions for ill (3 of 3)
Medical definitions for ill
Other Idioms and Phrases with ill
In addition to the idioms beginning with ill
- ill at ease
- ill wind that blows no one any good, it's an
, also see under
- get sick