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1. radiation

noun. ['ˌreɪdiːˈeɪʃən'] energy that is radiated or transmitted in the form of rays or waves or particles.

Synonyms

  • ionizing radiation
  • solar radiation
  • energy
  • electromagnetic radiation
  • nonparticulate radiation
  • electromagnetic wave
  • cosmic radiation

Antonyms

  • defense
  • centralization
  • gather
  • stay in place

Etymology

  • radiatio (Latin)

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Rhymes with Radiation Sickness

  • quickness
  • thickness

Sentences with radiation-sickness


1. Noun Phrase
Exposure to high levels of radiation causes a condition known as radiation sickness.

2. radiation

noun. ['ˌreɪdiːˈeɪʃən'] the act of spreading outward from a central source.

Synonyms

  • emanation
  • emission

Antonyms

  • assembly
  • discontinuation
  • peristalsis

Etymology

  • radiatio (Latin)

3. radiation

noun. ['ˌreɪdiːˈeɪʃən'] the spread of a group of organisms into new habitats.

Synonyms

  • natural action
  • natural process
  • activity
  • action
  • spreading
  • spread

Antonyms

  • inaction
  • passive
  • active
  • stabilisation

Etymology

  • radiatio (Latin)

4. radiation

noun. ['ˌreɪdiːˈeɪʃən'] (medicine) the treatment of disease (especially cancer) by exposure to a radioactive substance.

Synonyms

  • radiotherapy
  • therapy
  • radiation therapy
  • phototherapy
  • Curietherapy
  • irradiation
  • actinotherapy
  • radium therapy

Antonyms

  • activation
  • sink
  • source
  • inactivity

Etymology

  • radiatio (Latin)

5. radiation

noun. ['ˌreɪdiːˈeɪʃən'] syndrome resulting from exposure to ionizing radiation (e.g., exposure to radioactive chemicals or to nuclear explosions); low doses cause diarrhea and nausea and vomiting and sometimes loss of hair; greater exposure can cause sterility and cataracts and some forms of cancer and other diseases; severe exposure can cause death within hours.

Synonyms

  • syndrome
  • radiation sickness

Antonyms

  • uncover
  • unprepared

Etymology

  • radiatio (Latin)

6. radiation

noun. ['ˌreɪdiːˈeɪʃən'] a radial arrangement of nerve fibers connecting different parts of the brain.

Antonyms

  • dormant

Etymology

  • radiatio (Latin)

7. radiation

noun. ['ˌreɪdiːˈeɪʃən'] the spontaneous emission of a stream of particles or electromagnetic rays in nuclear decay.

Synonyms

  • particulate radiation
  • radioactivity
  • emission

Antonyms

  • cross
  • concentration
  • stand still
  • concentrated

Etymology

  • radiatio (Latin)

8. sickness

noun. ['ˈsɪknəs'] 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
  • food poisoning
  • growth
  • gas embolism
  • catastrophic illness
  • amyloidosis
  • air embolism
  • unhealthiness
  • decompression sickness
  • bends
  • health problem
  • disease
  • toxaemia
  • ague
  • illness

Antonyms

  • wellness
  • abnormality
  • fullness
  • wetness

9. sickness

noun. ['ˈsɪknəs'] the state that precedes vomiting.

Synonyms

  • squeamishness
  • morning sickness
  • kinetosis
  • symptom
  • motion sickness
  • qualm
  • nausea

Antonyms

  • guilt
  • astigmatism
  • safety
  • improvement

10. sickness

noun. ['ˈsɪknəs'] defectiveness or unsoundness.

Synonyms

  • faultiness

Antonyms

  • impurity
  • innocence
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