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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR UNWELL

Mr. Fleurant, gently, if you please; if you go on like that, no one will wish to be unwell.

Sophy was unwell, was feverish; the scarlet fever had been in the neighbourhood.

For the next few days Evelyn was unwell, and did not quit her room.

The Marchesino had really been unwell, as he had told Hermione.

In short it was so apparent that the other guests looked at them, and asked them if they were unwell.

"And how unwell you were feeling, you know," Lisa continued.

Laurent came to the shop every evening, looking weary and unwell.

The child was sleeping peacefully, but she convinced herself that it must be unwell.

Tom feels the heat greatly, and has been unwell for the last day or two.

Next day we were busy unloading, and heard that the Rajah was unwell.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-15c., "somewhat ill," from un- (1) "not" + well (adj.). Cf. North Frisian unwel, German unwohl.

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