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1. ill

adjective. ['ˈɪl'] affected by an impairment of normal physical or mental function.

Synonyms

  • hallucinating
  • sneezy
  • unhealthy
  • nauseated
  • milk-sick
  • vertiginous
  • nauseous
  • bronchitic
  • ailing
  • aguish
  • swooning
  • light-headed
  • consumptive
  • sickly
  • under the weather
  • lightheaded
  • laid low
  • tuberculous
  • unwell
  • queasy
  • sick-abed
  • livery
  • paralytic
  • sick
  • unfit
  • autistic
  • rickety
  • dizzy
  • sickish
  • airsick
  • diabetic
  • bedridden
  • bedrid
  • recovering
  • dyspeptic
  • light
  • laid up
  • liverish
  • bedfast
  • carsick
  • feverish
  • paralyzed
  • rachitic
  • bilious
  • funny
  • gouty
  • seasick
  • giddy
  • indisposed
  • convalescent
  • tubercular
  • woozy
  • poorly
  • feverous
  • delirious
  • palsied
  • spastic
  • green
  • seedy
  • unhealed
  • afflicted
  • scrofulous
  • upset
  • faint
  • stricken
  • peaked
  • air sick

Antonyms

  • fit
  • well
  • generative
  • untroubled

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Words that Rhyme with Ill

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  • we'll
  • til
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  • sil
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  • nil
  • mil
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Example sentences of the word ill


1. Adjective
Your rat can die or get ill from respiratory diseases caused by cold and damp.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Leftovers can easily rot, and rotten food will make your little friend ill.

3. Adverb
Depending on the type of gum he finds, your dog can become very ill after eating some.

4. Verb, base form
Here are 11 dangerous fridge mistakes that might make you ill and how to set them right.

Quotes containing the word ill


1. Married people should not be quick to hear what is said by either when in ill humor.
- Samuel Richardson

2. The world is apt to judge of everything by the success; and whoever has ill fortune will hardly be allowed a good name.
- William Dampier

3. Cynicism is humor in ill health.
- H. G. Wells

2. ill-equipped

adjective. poorly supplied with physical equipment.

Antonyms

  • visored

3. ill-starred

adjective. marked by or promising bad fortune.

Synonyms

  • doomed
  • ill-omened
  • unlucky
  • ill-fated

Antonyms

  • achiever
  • privileged
  • lucky
  • successful

4. ill-fated

adjective. marked by or promising bad fortune.

Synonyms

  • doomed
  • ill-omened
  • unlucky
  • ill-starred

Antonyms

  • achiever
  • privileged
  • lucky
  • successful

Etymology

  • fated (English)
  • ill- (English)

5. ill-used

adjective. of persons; taken advantage of.

Synonyms

  • used
  • victimised
  • exploited
  • misused
  • victimized

Antonyms

  • misused
  • new
  • unexploited
  • put-upon

6. ill-conceived

adjective. poorly conceived or thought out.

Synonyms

  • foolish

Antonyms

  • right
  • prudent

7. ill

adverb. ['ˈɪl'] (`ill' is often used as a combining form) in a poor or improper or unsatisfactory manner; not well.

Synonyms

  • badly

Antonyms

  • keep down
  • sane

8. ill

adjective. ['ˈɪl'] resulting in suffering or adversity.

Antonyms

  • healthful

9. ill

adjective. ['ˈɪl'] distressing.

Antonyms

  • illness

10. ill

adverb. ['ˈɪl'] unfavorably or with disapproval.

Antonyms

  • unalarming
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