Synonyms for disease
- ill health
Antonyms for disease
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DISEASE
Some one said the other day, "Ennui is a disease that comes from living on other people's money."
I found the people corrupted; and I must humour their disease.
He had breathed into the atmosphere a subtle malaria, and George had caught the disease.
He looked into his own heart—he was almost afraid to look—and saw the ravages of disease there.
What sort of a disease is it that has taken Mrs. Roberts, do you suppose, to send her there?
I should like you to have my disease, and then we should see if you would prate as you do.
It may be that this same insensibility was a symptom of the disease.
There is no disease bold enough to dare to attack the person of a doctor.
He never was strong, and he hasn't the strength to fight against his disease.
He would fight this disease before it could establish a hold.
early 14c., "discomfort, inconvenience," from Old French desaise "lack, want; discomfort, distress; trouble, misfortune; disease, sickness," from des- "without, away" (see dis-) + aise "ease" (see ease). Sense of "sickness, illness" in English first recorded late 14c.; the word still sometimes was used in its literal sense early 17c.