Pronunciation of Disease
/dɪzˈiːz/, /dɪzˈiːz/, /d_ɪ_z_ˈiː_z/
Synonyms for disease:
incidence, malformation, tonsillitis, deformity, insanity, oak apple, Dutch Elm Disease, cough, allergy, pest, malaria, pandemic, mental illness, arthritis, eczema, STD, tuberculosis, appendicitis, dysfunction, insufficiency, pneumonia, incapacity, STI, unrest.
ailment, affliction (noun)
plague, attack, canker, epidemic, collapse, contamination, malady, blight, debility, infection, illness, syndrome, affection, breakdown, complaint, condition, unhealthiness, cancer, fever, bug, indisposition, sickness, distemper, decrepitude, upset, unsoundness, Sickliness, virus, infirmity, contagion, disorder.
nausea, malaise, attack, syndrome, decrepitude, symptom, spasm, illness, queasiness, infection, infliction, disorder, handicap, fever, pestilence, disability, debility, unhealthiness, ailment, collapse, indisposition, infirmity, malady, Sickliness, apoplexy, affection, ague, virus, condition, sickness, feverishness, complaint, curse, complication, bug, breakdown.
Usage examples for disease:
- I might take some disease. - "After a Shadow, and Other Stories", T. S. Arthur.
- He wrote against time, for he knew that his disease was fatal. - "Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete The Personal And Literary Life Of Samuel Langhorne Clemens", Albert Bigelow Paine Last Updated: February 20, 2009.
- They'd get some disease, anyway. - "Beautiful Joe", Marshall Saunders.