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1. diseased

adjective. ['dɪˈziːzd'] caused by or altered by or manifesting disease or pathology.

Synonyms

  • morbid
  • pathological
  • pathologic

Antonyms

  • well
  • wholesome
  • unwellness
  • robust

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Words that Rhyme with Diseased

  • displeased
  • squeezed
  • sneezed
  • pleased
  • breezed
  • appeased
  • teased
  • seized

Example sentences of the word diseased


1. Adjective
If they are not, they will become diseased and may not recover.

2. Verb, past participle
Infections are thought to be spread by rainsplash from diseased material.

3. Verb, past tense
Remove any dead, diseased or weakened branches as well.

Quotes containing the word diseased


1. I know that I shall die struggling for breath, and I know that I shall be horribly afraid. I know that I shall not be able to keep myself from regretting bitterly the life that has brought me to such a pass; but I disown that regret. I now, weak, old, diseased, poor, dying, hold still my soul in my hands, and I regret nothing.
- W. Somerset Maugham, Of Human Bondage

2. . . . in seclusion, she had secluded herself from a thousand natural and healing influences; that, her mind, brooding solitary, had grown diseased, as all minds do and must and will that reverse the appointed order of their Maker . . .
- Charles Dickens, Great Expectations

3. I now, weak, old, diseased, poor, dying, hold still my soul in my hands, and I regret nothing.
- W. Somerset Maugham, Of Human Bondage

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