a condition of being unhealthy in your body or mind. : a specific condition that
prevents your body or mind from working normally : a sickness or disease.
a. Poor health resulting from disease of body or mind; sickness. b. A disease. 2.
Obsolete. a. The quality of being disagreeable or unpleasant. b. Evil; wickedness
May 16, 1997 ... Introduction. In this paper, I want to explore possible meanings of a cluster of
words—disease, illness, sickness, health, healing and wholeness.
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after a long illness [ mass noun ] : I've never missed a day's work through illness.
Illness definition, unhealthy condition; poor health; indisposition; sickness. See
Define illness and get synonyms. What is illness? illness meaning, pronunciation
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illness definition, meaning, what is illness: a disease of the body or mind: . Learn
J Med Philos. 1987 Aug;12(3):219-40. The meaning of illness: a
phenomenological approach to the patient-physician relationship. Toombs SK(1).
Apr 28, 2012 ... Besides helping to answer such questions, the distinction between disease and
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tate of complete physical, mental, and social well-being and not merely the ...