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1. diarrhea

noun. ['ˌdaɪɝˈiːə'] frequent and watery bowel movements; can be a symptom of infection or food poisoning or colitis or a gastrointestinal tumor.

Synonyms

  • looseness
  • diarrhoea
  • symptom
  • looseness of the bowels
  • the trots
  • dysentery
  • Montezuma's revenge

Antonyms

  • immovability
  • immovableness
  • fixedness
  • accuracy

Etymology

  • διάρροια (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Rhymes with Diarrhea

  • diego-garcia
  • onomatopeia
  • st_lucia
  • alislamiyya
  • tanzania
  • santa-maria
  • dulcinea
  • bramalea
  • bengoechea
  • anamaria
  • timothea
  • rosalia
  • pizzeria
  • papaleo
  • panacea
  • nicosia
  • minebea
  • machinea
  • killilea
  • galatea
  • eritrea
  • dorothea
  • cananea
  • tortilla
  • samaria
  • hialeah
  • gonorrhea
  • gensia
  • geagea
  • garcia

How do you pronounce diarrhea?

Pronounce diarrhea as ˌdaɪərˈiə.

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How to spell diarrhea? Is it diarrea? Or diarreah? Common misspellings are:

  • diarrea
  • diarreah

Sentences with diarrhea


1. Noun, singular or mass
Other vitamins and supplements may help reduce diarrhea and are easier on the stomach when taken with food.

2. Adjective
Avoid high-fiber foods, such as beans, lentils, broccoli and apples, during diarrhea episodes.

Quotes about diarrhea


1. This emotion I'm feeling now, this is love, right?""I don't know. Is it a longing? Is it a giddy stupid happiness just because you're with me?""Yes,"she said."That's influenza,"said Miro. "Watch for nausea or diarrhea within a few hours.
- Orson Scott Card, Children of the Mind

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