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Ill

Pronunciation of Ill
/ˈɪl/, /ˈɪl/, /ˈɪ_l/

Antonyms for ill:

healthy, well, sound, strong, good, amicable.

Synonyms for ill:

Sense 2

shocked, unfavorable, confined, deleterious, infirmity, languid, mischievous, disgusted, detrimental, disease, fevered, wobbly, fragile, malady, injurious.

Sense 3

rough, failing, sickness, hurtful.

Sense 4

critical, woe, illness.

Sense 5

terrible, terminal.

Sense 6

disorder.

Sense 7

down, dead.

faint

low, faint.

ailing (adjective)

sickly, feeble, run down, sick.

all (adjective)

sick.

bad (adjective)

unfavorable, injurious, wicked, noxious.

baneful (adjective)

baneful, poisonous, evil, infectious, cancerous, cursed, contagious, calamitous.

bedridden (adjective)

disabled, laid up, incapacitated.

diseased (adjective)

handicapped, sickly, indisposed, unhealthy, nauseous, decrepit, infected, disabled, diseased, infirm, Inflicted, cursed, ailing, sick, affected, pestilent.

evil (adjective)

mischief.

ill (adjective)

infirm, woozy, sinister, unfavorable, noxious, threatening, laid low, detrimental, under the weather, unfortunate, hurtful, indisposed, injurious, unpropitious, damaging, adverse, afflicted, hostile, deleterious, ailing, wicked, unwell, poorly, foreboding, Nocuous, inauspicious, harmful, diseased, wrong, queasy, peaked, ominous, unhealthy, down.

ill (at ease) (adjective)

disturbed.

queasy (adjective)

Qualmish.

all (adverb)

poorly, badly.

Sense 1 (noun)

terrible.

Sense 2 (noun)

wicked.

bane (noun)

curse, bane, infection, calamity, evil, misfortune, cancer, scourge, contagion, plague, poison, affliction, doom.

catastrophe (noun)

failure, adversity, tragedy, misfortune, hardship, scourge, mishap, mischance, calamity, misadventure.

complaint (noun)

upset.

Usage examples for ill:

  • Was she ill, then? - "Fantômas", Pierre Souvestre Marcel Allain.
  • He was ill at the time. - "Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist", Alexander Berkman.
  • Then you were ill. - "The Flaw in the Crystal", May Sinclair.

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