Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ILLNESSES

Some of the illnesses were slight, and some of the men would be discharged by Death.

After all, people had been known to recover from illnesses quite as desperate.

Her nursing has kept mamma alive through one or two illnesses.

Well, it seems there is such a kind of bugs; all illnesses come from them, they say.

It was odd that it should be so; the two illnesses occurring at the same time!

These are not "illnesses" but, rather, some of the tragic conditions of life.

My illnesses have cost me the house—but they weren't worth it.

All your illnesses have occurred too conveniently not to be a little suspicious.

Luckily, you get over your sulks and recover from your illnesses.

And so much depends upon the patient in all illnesses—doesn't it?