state or condition of lacking health, solvency, etc.
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How to use ill-being in a sentence
For instance what on earth had possessed me to take such an interest in the well-being or ill-being of Major Sewin and his family?A Frontier Mystery | Bertram Mitford
The ill being now irremediable, to make up the dress in the cheapest manner possible was the only consolation that remained.Camilla | Fanny Burney
It is ill being prudent before experience, and wise before instruction.Dust | Julian Hawthorne
A widowed father in Emma's class is an ill being to live with.The Princess Priscilla's Fortnight | Elizabeth von Arnim
So the little play would end without ill being done to her or him.Graham of Claverhouse | Ian Maclaren