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1. disease

noun. ['dɪˈziːz'] an impairment of health or a condition of abnormal functioning.

Synonyms

  • goitre
  • crud
  • pseudorubella
  • fibrocystic breast disease
  • cat scratch disease
  • unwellness
  • plant disease
  • respiratory disease
  • periodontal disease
  • exanthema subitum
  • respiratory disorder
  • Marseilles fever
  • pyknosis
  • rheumatism
  • illness
  • periarteritis nodosa
  • phlebotomus
  • disease of the skin
  • genetic abnormality
  • thyromegaly
  • skin disorder
  • genetic defect
  • liver disease
  • symptom
  • mimesis
  • incompetence
  • anthrax
  • disease of the neuromuscular junction
  • congenital disease
  • periodontitis
  • struma
  • malignance
  • milk sickness
  • endemic disease
  • industrial disease
  • respiratory illness
  • roseola infantilis
  • pappataci fever
  • blackwater
  • ozena
  • sign
  • genetic disease
  • Kawasaki disease
  • onychosis
  • filariasis
  • sandfly fever
  • fibrocystic disease of the breast
  • autoimmune disorder
  • aspergillosis
  • autoimmune disease
  • inherited disorder
  • pycnosis
  • polyarteritis nodosa
  • malady
  • Kenya fever
  • inflammatory disease
  • occupational disease
  • hereditary condition
  • mucocutaneous lymph node syndrome
  • hereditary disease
  • Indian tick fever
  • cystic mastitis
  • endemic
  • roseola infantum
  • genetic disorder
  • goiter
  • ozaena
  • Meniere's disease
  • syndrome
  • skin disease
  • animal disease
  • communicable disease
  • deficiency disease
  • boutonneuse fever
  • enteropathy
  • inherited disease
  • sickness
  • cystic breast disease
  • malignancy
  • eye disease

Antonyms

  • simplicity
  • good health
  • hypocalcemia
  • hyponatremia

Etymology

  • disese (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • desese (Anglo-Norman)

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Words that Rhyme with Disease

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  • senegalese
  • indochinese
  • franchisees'
  • franchisees
  • abdulaziz
  • resignees
  • powerpcs'
  • powerpcs
  • licensees
  • lapd's
  • interviewees
  • inductees
  • guaranty's
  • guaranties
  • guarantees
  • guarantee's
  • expertise
  • enlistees
  • disagrees
  • designees
  • deportees
  • congolese
  • cantonese
  • aujourd'hui's
  • amputees
  • absentees
  • abductees
  • underseas
  • trustees'

How do you spell disease? Is it desease ?

A common misspelling of disease is desease

Example sentences of the word disease


1. Noun, singular or mass
Many will bite and some can carry disease.

2. Adjective
It is very disease resistant and is mildly fragrant.

Quotes containing the word disease


1. The most terrible fear that anybody should have is not war, is not a disease, not cancer or heart problems or food poisoning - it's a man or a woman without a sense of humor.
- Jonathan Winters

2. The ever quickening advances of science made possible by the success of the Human Genome Project will also soon let us see the essences of mental disease. Only after we understand them at the genetic level can we rationally seek out appropriate therapies for such illnesses as schizophrenia and bipolar disease.
- James D. Watson

3. My mum was a wonderful mother. She died, aged 80, of Alzheimer's disease, which was dreadful to watch. I remember she said to me: 'Believe in yourself because no one else is going to do it for you.' I'm sure a lot of my success is due to her words of advice.
- Bonnie Tyler

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