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synonyms for illnesses

  • ailment
  • breakdown
  • collapse
  • disability
  • disorder
  • disturbance
  • flu
  • ill health
  • malady
  • relapse
  • seizure
  • sickness
  • syndrome
  • virus
  • affliction
  • attack
  • bug
  • complaint
  • confinement
  • convalescence
  • dose
  • fit
  • indisposition
  • infirmity
  • malaise
  • prostration
  • ailing
  • diseasedness
  • failing health
  • poor health
  • unhealth
  • what's going around

antonyms for illnesses

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  • health
  • order
  • aid
  • good health
  • healthiness
  • well-being
  • wellness
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Illnesses like Armand's have one fortunate thing about them: they either kill outright or are very soon overcome.
CAMILLE (LA DAME AUX CAMILIAS)ALEXANDRE DUMAS, FILS
Since January I have had two severe illnesses, my boy, and some heartbreaking anxiety over Fanny; and am only now convalescing.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON - SWANSTON EDITION VOL. 25 (OF 25)ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
The Indian practitioner is strongly of opinion that white doctors are of little service in the cure of native illnesses.
THE MYTHS OF THE NORTH AMERICAN INDIANSLEWIS SPENCE
Jenkin had showed great devotion to them in their illnesses, and was worn out with grief and watching.
HEROES OF THE TELEGRAPHJ. MUNRO
He was no longer harassed by serious illnesses and pursued by the spectre of possible invalidism.
THE LETTERS OF WILLIAM JAMES, VOL. 1WILLIAM JAMES
He was a sickly lad, subject to violent illnesses from the cradle, so that his life was frequently despaired of.
PIONEERS OF SCIENCEOLIVER LODGE
I've had two bad illnesses, and something is going to happen soon which will change the whole of my life.
LADY LILITHSTEPHEN MCKENNA
The prisoners alone had attended the deceased in the last illnesses.
SHE STANDS ACCUSEDVICTOR MACCLURE
When he grew to manhood he helped the needy, the suffering, and healed their illnesses.
IN WILD ROSE TIMEAMANDA M. DOUGLAS
In a Tommies' ward one dare ask anything; there isn't that mystery which used to surround the officers' illnesses.
A DIARY WITHOUT DATESENID BAGNOLD
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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