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1. illness

noun. ['ˈɪlnəs'] impairment of normal physiological function affecting part or all of an organism.

Synonyms

  • toxemia
  • caisson disease
  • condition
  • aeroembolism
  • ozone sickness
  • anuresis
  • gastrointestinal disorder
  • prostration
  • lead poisoning
  • ill health
  • saturnism
  • toxaemia of pregnancy
  • collapse
  • toxemia of pregnancy
  • indisposition
  • unwellness
  • hypermotility
  • plumbism
  • malady
  • sickness
  • food poisoning
  • growth
  • gas embolism
  • catastrophic illness
  • amyloidosis
  • air embolism
  • unhealthiness
  • decompression sickness
  • bends
  • health problem
  • disease
  • toxaemia
  • ague

Antonyms

  • wellness
  • abnormality
  • fullness
  • wetness

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • ill (English)

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Rhymes with Mental Illness

  • stillness

Sentences with mental-illness


1. Noun Phrase
Hospice nurses should be skilled in communicating with patients with mental illness and understanding their specific needs.

2. Noun Phrase
Bipolar disorder is a medical and mental illness that impacts your mood, behavior and daily level of functioning.

3. Noun Phrase
Whether she suffers from physical illness or mental illness, it can impact job and wage possibilities.

2. mental

adjective. ['ˈmɛntəl'] involving the mind or an intellectual process.

Synonyms

  • psychical
  • intellectual
  • noetic
  • psychological
  • psychogenic
  • psychic
  • rational

Antonyms

  • unchaste
  • immorality
  • immoral
  • dishonorable

Etymology

  • mental (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • mentalis (Latin)

3. mental

adjective. ['ˈmɛntəl'] affected by a disorder of the mind.

Antonyms

  • evil

Etymology

  • mental (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • mentalis (Latin)

4. mental

adjective. ['ˈmɛntəl'] of or relating to the chin or median part of the lower jaw.

Antonyms

  • unrighteous

Etymology

  • mental (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • mentalis (Latin)
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