unwell

[ uhn-wel ]
/ ʌnˈwɛl /

adjective

not well; ailing; ill.
Older Use. menstruating.

Origin of unwell

late Middle English word dating back to 1400–50; see origin at un-1, well1

OTHER WORDS FROM unwell

un·well·ness, noun
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unwell
/ (ʌnˈwɛl) /

adjective

(postpositive) not well; ill
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