sick vs ill

sick ill

Definitions

  • 1) Chiefly British Vomit.
  • 2) Sick people considered as a group. Often used with the.
  • 3) obsolete Sickness.
  • 4) In need of repairs.
  • 5) Pining; longing.
  • 6) Unwholesome, morbid, or sadistic.
  • 7) Deeply distressed; upset.
  • 8) Of or for sick persons.
  • 9) Defective; unsound.
  • 10) Disgusted; revolted.
  • 11) Unable to produce a profitable yield of crops.
  • 12) Mentally ill or disturbed.
  • 13) Constituting an unhealthy environment for those working or residing within.
  • 14) Suffering from or affected with a physical illness; ailing.
  • 15) (Med.) a variety of headache attended with disorder of the stomach and nausea.
  • 16) a room in which a person lies sick, or to which he is confined by sickness.
  • 17) a list containing the names of the sick.
  • 18) the bed upon which a person lies sick.
  • 19) Affected with, or attended by, nausea; inclined to vomit
  • 20) an apartment for the sick in a ship of war.
  • 21) Corrupted; imperfect; impaired; weakned.
  • 22) Affected with disease of any kind; ill; indisposed; not in health. See the Synonym under illness.
  • 23) Having a strong dislike; disgusted; surfeited; -- with of.
  • 24) (Naut.) an apartment in a vessel, used as the ship's hospital.
  • 25) Tomakesick;sicken.
  • 26) obsolete To fall sick; to sicken.
  • 27) (sick and tired) Thoroughly weary, discouraged, or bored.

Definitions

  • 1) Something that causes suffering; trouble.
  • 2) Something that reflects in an unfavorable way on one.
  • 3) Evil, wrongdoing, or harm.
  • 4) Whatever annoys or impairs happiness, or prevents success; evil of any kind; misfortune; calamity; disease; pain.
  • 5) Whatever is contrary to good, in a moral sense; wickedness; depravity; iniquity; wrong; evil.
  • 6) Abbreviations of illustrated or of illustration.
  • 7) Evil; wrong; wickedness; depravity.
  • 8) Anything that is discreditable or injurious.
  • 9) Misfortune; calamity; adversity; disaster; disease; pain.
  • 10) Abbreviations of Illinois.
  • 11) Not normal; unsound.
  • 12) Slang Excellent; outstanding.
  • 13) Not healthy; sick.
  • 14) Ascribing an objectionable quality.
  • 15) Not favorable; unpropitious.
  • 16) Resulting in suffering; harmful or distressing.
  • 17) Hostile or unfriendly.
  • 18) Harmful; pernicious.
  • 19) Resulting from or suggestive of evil intentions.
  • 20) Not measuring up to recognized standards of excellence, as of behavior or conduct.
  • 21) enmity; resentment; bad blood.
  • 22) Contrary to good, in a physical sense; contrary or opposed to advantage, happiness, etc.; bad; evil; unfortunate; disagreeable; unfavorable.
  • 23) anger; moroseness; crossness.
  • 24) Not according with rule, fitness, or propriety; incorrect; rude; unpolished; inelegant.
  • 25) lack of good breeding; rudeness.
  • 26) uneasy; uncomfortable; anxious.
  • 27) ill or bad repute.
  • 28) Contrary to good, in a moral sense; evil; wicked; wrong; iniquitious; naughtly; bad; improper.
  • 29) a disagreeable mood; bad temper.
  • 30) bad disposition or temperament; sullenness; esp., a disposition to cause unhappiness to others.
  • 31) Sick; indisposed; unwell; diseased; disordered.
  • 32) Scarcely or with difficulty.
  • 33) In a bad, inadequate, or improper way. Often used in combination.
  • 34) In an unfavorable way; unpropitiously.
  • 35) In a ill manner; badly; weakly.
  • 36) Not proper; not legitimate or polite; rude; unpolished: as, ill manners; ill breeding.
  • 37) In a bad or disordered state morally; unbalanced; cross; crabbed; unfriendly; unpropitious; hostile: as, ill nature; ill temper; ill feeling; ill will.
  • 38) To slander; defame.
  • 39) Not easily; with hardship, pain, or difficulty: as, he is ill able to bear the loss.
  • 40) Marked or attended by evil or suffering; disastrous; wretched; miserable: as, an ill fate; an ill ending.
  • 41) Toslander;defame.
  • 42) To do evil to; harm; injure.
  • 43) Unskilful; inexpert: as, I am ill at reckoning.
  • 44) Inherently bad or evil; of pernicious quality or character; vicious; wicked; malevolent.
  • 45) Badly; imperfectly; unfavorably; unfortunately.
  • 46) Of bad import, bearing, or aspect; threatening; forbidding; harsh; inimical: as, ill news travels fast; an ill countenance.
  • 47) Causing evil or harm; baneful; mischievous; pernicious; deleterious: as, it is an ill wind that blows nobody good.
  • 48) In a disordered state physically; diseased; impaired: as, to be ill of a fever; to be taken ill; ill health.
  • 49) (ill at ease) Anxious or unsure; uneasy.

Examples

  • 1) The mere sight of one makes her feel sick and want to run away.
  • 2) They were sick of paying rent but thought owning would be impossible.
  • 3) No wonder the sick and ill of this country continue to suffer.
  • 4) What kind of sick people hurt pets like us?
  • 5) He was stunned to learn more money is spent on prison grub than food for the sick.
  • 6) The thought of this website makes me feel physically sick.
  • 7) You still worry like hell about things and you still have that sick feeling in your stomach.
  • 8) Why do you get so greedy when you know it makes you sick?
  • 9) To give the offenders a year in custody is a sick joke.
  • 10) That sort of thing can make you feel a bit sick.
  • 11) No one likes feeling sick and ill.
  • 12) Of course we must provide for the sick and people on genuinely hard times.
  • 13) Is this just another way of telling doctors to sign fewer sick notes?
  • 14) Do not eat any food while feeling sick or vomiting.
  • 15) There is no health insurance, no sick pay.
  • 16) If and when your cat is sick again, act quickly.
  • 17) The torment has also left him worried for his sick mother - and he fears reading the tweets might make her worse.
  • 18) She says: 'I felt sick to my stomach.
  • 19) I'm worried sick what will happen if she tries It again.
  • 20) I'm sick, I'm _sick_ of life, and you don't show you care for me a little bit.
  • 21) My little mother -- you're sick, you're really _sick_, and I didn't know and I spoke so harshly.
  • 22) "I will gladly endure all and every privation; for I am sick, _sick_ of worming secrets from trusting friends, and spying upon those who shelter me."
  • 23) "Sometimes," he said, low and passionately, "sometimes I am sick with longing for her -- _sick_!"
  • 24) If you do go sick, it will be so obvious, your boss will be looking for a way to get back at you and you will probably not even enjoy your ’sick day’ As you may be left with mixed feelings of guilt, revenge and spitefulness etc,etc… towards the w**ker that you have for a boss.
  • 25) Peter said, signaling to the waiter: "When I got that letter from Mrs. Dawson I felt sick, positively _sick_.
  • 26) Alec was watching him, his expression sick with horror.
  • 27) Transferring funds from the healthy to the sick is also known as “health insurance”.
  • 28) PINSKY: And then the community behaves like what we call a sick family.
  • 29) ‘Several staff members were already off sick with the flu.’
  • 30) ‘Fifteen to twenty percent of the elderly who are sick with pneumococci die from this infection, so it is well worth preventing.’
  • 31) ‘The end results were anything but pleasant for Niko who spent a week after the incident in the hospital ward sick with fever and poison from snakes bite.’
  • 32) ‘Krista's sick with strep-throat or something, so she didn't come to school today.’
  • 33) ‘Olwen Jones sued Sandwell Council where she worked at a training centre until 1995 when she went off sick with anxiety and depression and never returned to work.’
  • 34) ‘John was a dedicated family doctor who, I later learned, was too busy looking after the many people sick with influenza in his practice to look after his own health.’
  • 35) ‘So far, the people who have gotten sick with this potentially lethal virus seem to have caught it from infected birds.’
  • 36) ‘He felt physically sick with anger and betrayal but he stayed cool.’
  • 37) ‘When we tried to track him down we discovered that he had been off sick for four weeks, yet this was not known to the departments that relied on him for results, and no alternative arrangements had been put in place.’
  • 38) ‘Following his admission to the hospital, approximately 20 hospital staff became sick with similar symptoms.’
  • 39) ‘Speaking to the Evening Press, the woman, who comes from the Malton area, said the attack had left her feeling physically sick with worry as she has to walk the same route every day.’
  • 40) ‘What about those tales where the whole ship falls sick with some incurable disease?’
  • 41) ‘Every year, eight million people become sick with TB, 80 per cent of whom are in 22 high burden countries.’
  • 42) ‘High rates of HIV infection have also contributed to the crisis, with many farmers too sick with AIDS to plant or tend their crops.’
  • 43) ‘Masterson said he was suspended for two days without pay and with no prior notice after the company claimed he had inappropriately taken two days off sick.’
  • 44) ‘Seth is really sick with bronchitis, but its definitely not that.’
  • 45) ‘He went back to the hotel that night and 22nd February he then became very sick with difficulty breathing, and went to the hospital in Hong Kong.’
  • 46) ‘He is always calling in sick with medically astounding symptoms, or making up increasingly implausible excuses not to come in.’
  • 47) ‘A city council which requires employees to call a nurse when they take time off sick said yesterday the approach was helping cut absenteeism.’
  • 48) ‘I recalled having a bit when sick with fever, for it was rumored to be medicinal; I nearly grew sicker because of it.’
  • 49) ‘Meanwhile, the Guild will be holding it's annual door to door collection in the parish next month to help fund the sending of sick parishioners on the Pilgrimage.’
  • 50) ‘‘The bargaining council is once again at risk of collapsing, which would mean no more provident or sick fund for workers,’ he said.’
  • 51) ‘She didn't fall for any of those phony ‘help-the-homeless’ funds that the sick hedonists kept trying to sell to dupes.’
  • 52) ‘The veterinary charity, the People's Dispensary for sick Animals, wants people in Cumbria to take the Challenge of a Lifetime and help to raise funds to treat sick and injured pets.’
  • 53) ‘In the savage factory working conditions of the time, he introduced the novel concepts of steady wages, clean, humane conditions and a sick fund.’
  • 54) ‘The sick fund refused to reimburse in each case: In Kohll this was because it saw no basis for exceptional treatment abroad.’
  • 55) ‘The Ministry of Health provides for those who do not receive care from a sick fund.’
  • 56) ‘He says he did not benefit directly, as the money was channelled to a trust fund for a sick relative via a family trust fund.’
  • 57) ‘The workhouse was built within the current grounds of Daisy Hill in 1841 to provide accommodation for the poorly and sick in the area.’
  • 58) ‘The funds raised will provide vital free veterinary treatment to the sick and injured pets of people in need.’
  • 59) ‘Whatever the continuing vitality to be found in the villages, the larger political and economic systems are sick.’
  • 60) ‘The recent events are nothing but reflections of a sick society where rampant corruption, political vendetta and laxity in criminal justice are the order of the day.’
  • 61) ‘We live in a really sad and sick society and obviously ~ no one cares.’
  • 62) ‘Other Ministers own property abroad, and to give them these payouts on the grounds that they have ‘incurred debts’ is a sign of a very sick society.’
  • 63) ‘The Associated Press has become a very sick organization.’
  • 64) ‘They say that a sick society cleanses itself this way.’
  • 65) ‘It seems to me that the problems of asylum seekers, the growing divide between rich and poor and the rise in litigation are all symptoms of a sick society.’
  • 66) ‘We are transforming a once very sick society into a hopeful place.’
  • 67) ‘Another resolution inviting all sick societies to remove their lodges from the public houses to the schools was also carried.’
  • 68) ‘What kind of sick society is it, in these refugee camps, that a mother could condone the suicide, at any age, of her son?’
  • 69) ‘Our sick society and stupid economics are dragging the planet to the edge of apocalypse.’
  • 70) ‘What sort of a sick society are we living in, where a rape victim has to cover her face?’
  • 71) ‘Her belief that capitalism is a sick system remained undiminished, and she believed a better world was desirable but wasn't sure it was achievable.’
  • 72) ‘It's a sick system, and many in the medical profession realise that it has to change.’
  • 73) ‘Laughter is the best medicine for a sick society.’
  • 74) ‘You cannot design the crime and disorder out of our sick society.’
  • 75) ‘Still, what can be wrong with applying classical music as an unguent to the sores of a sick society?’
  • 76) ‘You are a part of a sick system that hates innovations.’
  • 77) ‘The principle that the government can and should run a deficit to stimulate a sick economy was first propounded by John Maynard Keynes.’
  • 78) ‘How sick is the society which produces such levels of anger, frustration and destructive energy?’
  • 79) ‘On the morning of October 17, 1999, Wei sent his wife to Renji Hospital, when Zhou became extremely sick and started vomiting.’
  • 80) ‘She ran to her bathroom and vomited, relieving the sick sensation a bit, but not entirely.’
  • 81) ‘Recalling his first trip in the air, Tu said he felt very sick and even vomited.’
  • 82) ‘A sick thrill of excitement travelled through his body.’
  • 83) ‘The sick feeling returned to him again and he knew it would be setting up shop for quite awhile now.’
  • 84) ‘A scared face looked back at her, and a lonely and sick emotion filled the eyes of that face.’
  • 85) ‘Decades later the pounding he took is still vivid enough for him to wonder what kind of sick pleasure his teacher took in seeing him nearly killed.’
  • 86) ‘It's a funny / sick feeling that you get when you're invited to an ex-lover's wedding.’
  • 87) ‘My father, who fought in the First World War, described fear as not so much a sick feeling as a heightening of the senses.’
  • 88) ‘We've outlawed badger-baiters and dog-fighters for their sick pleasure in torturing animals, and we can only hope foxhunting will go the same way.’
  • 89) ‘In fact, it is the hunters who tend to be violent as they become enraged at being denied the sick pleasure of killing wildlife and take out their aggression on the saboteurs.’
  • 90) ‘Do they derive some form of sick pleasure from seeing a stranger humiliate their child/friends on public television?’
  • 91) ‘My past simply heightens my nausea, but doesn't create and sustain the sick feeling in the pit of my stomach that rises throughout the day.’
  • 92) ‘I have witnessed institutional racism throughout my life, especially in places you would least expect it, and each time it happens I get a deep sick feeling in the pit of my stomach.’
  • 93) ‘I don't want to enter the dark, broken-down rooms because I get this sick feeling in my gut.’
  • 94) ‘Yes, it would be part - my guess is that somebody - part of the whole kind of sick thrill.’
  • 95) ‘Anyone who has ever come home to the sick feeling of being broken into will know that this is a crime that can cause lasting upset and unease.’
  • 96) ‘Now he knew better, though Taylor still felt the sick feeling of envy creep in him whenever he visited the Moretti household.’
  • 97) ‘The teacher walked in and the pride that I had felt a moment before suddenly turned into a feeling of pure sick terror.’
  • 98) ‘Their lives are forfeit for the few hours of sick pleasure their agonies grant those who hunt them.’
  • 99) ‘I hated the sick feeling that that gave me, and I was so so tired of doubting myself.’
  • 100) ‘I was interviewed for this programme, but I listened to it with mounting horror and a sick feeling in my stomach.’
  • 101) ‘Did it give you some kind of sick thrill to write about the little crime spree that you created?’
  • 102) ‘But just doing the best we can and that the owners, of course, are sick about it.’
  • 103) ‘There is something inherently sick about seeking to profit from deceit.’
  • 104) ‘To be honest, I feel so sick about the whole thing that even the memory of the try I scored does nothing to relieve the gloom.’
  • 105) ‘There must be individuals there who feel sick about Howard's cynical exploitation of the Australian peoples' ignorance about refuges and fears of invasion.’
  • 106) ‘He felt slightly sick about what he was about to do.’
  • 107) ‘Barney is very timid and we are worried sick about him.’
  • 108) ‘Well, we know that many of you are worried sick about the pets that you were forced to leave behind.’
  • 109) ‘Some members of our association are worried sick about how they are going to survive.’
  • 110) ‘He is worried sick about her safety, since the disappearance of the Shadow Melters began.’
  • 111) ‘Like the mainstream in Britain and the US, Middle Australia is worried sick about declining values, the threat to national security and the future of their children.’
  • 112) ‘Ben Stiller has confessed he is worried sick about providing his daughter with a ‘normal life’.’
  • 113) ‘Your grandmother is worried sick about you, and to tell you the truth it's been long since I've seen her worried about anyone but Jasmine and her siblings.’
  • 114) ‘Now even he was beginning to feel sick about this.’
  • 115) ‘It was only then that I realized that him and Robbie were in the same boat together; both worried sick about us.’
  • 116) ‘She just found out about her Dad, and I'm sure she's worried sick about you.’
  • 117) ‘Why did my mom have to pretend that she wasn't worried sick about the fact that her daughter was thousands of miles away?’
  • 118) ‘You must be worried sick about me by now, I'm sorry I wasn't able to write or call you earlier.’
  • 119) ‘Tell Luca the second he gets home that I am very worried and sick about this situation.’
  • 120) ‘Even when the flu symptoms subside, Minnis should feel sick about the money that slipped through his normally reliable hands.’
  • 121) ‘It made you feel confused, fascinated, terrified and sick, but never passive or disappointed.’
  • 122) ‘Laughing at his own sick humour, Suarez ascended to the second level of the house, more designed to live in than the level below.’
  • 123) ‘We're also unmistakably in David Cronenberg territory here, but without the sick humour that usually goes with it.’
  • 124) ‘The sick charm of Keller is that he really does seem like a normal everyday person.’
  • 125) ‘It sounds same-old-same-old, but let me assure you that Mancini crams as much daft humour and sick jokes in as possible.’
  • 126) ‘Humour dressed-up in combat fatigues: poor excuse for a sick joke?’
  • 127) ‘I'm essentially a decent enough guy, but I'll readily admit to possessing a bit of a sick sense of humour.’
  • 128) ‘Dominic and I share a sick sense of humour, what can I say?’
  • 129) ‘Whoever named this building had a sick sense of humour.’
  • 130) ‘‘Someone out there has a really sick sense of humour,’ I said mostly to myself.’
  • 131) ‘For those with a sick sense of humour, say no more; this is your kind of movie.’
  • 132) ‘The symbolic center of the film industry, Hollywood Boulevard has long been Los Angeles' secret, sick joke on hopeful tourists.’
  • 133) ‘An election in which the names of the candidates in the various lists are still not known 18 days before the polls open is a sick joke, not an election.’
  • 134) ‘A council worker is facing the threat of disciplinary action after being caught searching the internet for sick jokes about the Asian tsunami.’
  • 135) ‘The idea that the war has made the world a safer place is a sick joke.’
  • 136) ‘Until the foreign armies leave the country, the idea that it has been liberated is little more than a sick joke.’
  • 137) ‘Are you guys collaborating on any other sick jokes that we should know about?’
  • 138) ‘After every disaster or horrible murder there is a rush of sick jokes.’
  • 139) ‘The most promising lead turned out to be a sick joke when I found myself bleakly staring down at some bird food.’
  • 140) ‘This is one of the first tragic news events that has not been immediately followed by a round of sick jokes.’
  • 141) ‘The ‘no patient services would be cut’ line is a sick joke.’
  • 142) ‘But if you use that as an excuse to inflict pain on them, then you are sick and sadistic and motivated solely by bigotry.’
  • 143) ‘They are sick and depraved and have convinced themselves they are right and the rest of us are wrong.’
  • 144) ‘Apparently, there were some bogus calls that were made in to try and - you know, for whatever reason, some sick people would do that.’
  • 145) ‘We think a serial killer is an intelligent, sick person who targets his victims carefully like Dr. Hannibal Lecter played by Anthony Hopkins.’
  • 146) ‘These are very sick people to do this, and a message needs to go out.’
  • 147) ‘There's too many sick people in the streets and not enough cops.’
  • 148) ‘So, while I cleaned cat sick off the carpet Paul headed off home to finish putting his kitchen back together now that the painting is finished.’
  • 149) ‘The group are taken on a tour of Wimbledon tennis centre where they are made to wear all white and are force fed strawberries until they vomit red sick.’
  • 150) ‘I arrived downstairs find to both cats outside and a pile of sick in the middle of the sitting room carpet.’
  • 151) ‘Sparrow was so offended, he recalled, that ‘I nearly sicked my dog on him,’ but his mother intervened, establishing a selling price that was ‘high enough, so I wasn't mad at her.’’
  • 152) ‘Sure some of the people would run after us with their guns or throw rocks or sick their dogs on us but it was fun.’
  • 153) ‘He looked back at the girl, ‘If you don't pay me the rest of the money for that drink I'll sick Jumper on you’.’
  • 154) ‘She will learn her place even if we have to sick Longmeyer on her.’
  • 155) ‘I swear if you say anything mean to him I'll beat you up… okay, so maybe it won't be me, per se, but I'll sick Danny on you.’
  • 156) ‘Or I'll sick Selene on you, who is completely psychotic in case you didn't notice’
  • 157) ‘If I don't update by next Thursday, try all you want to sick Miah on me.’
  • 158) ‘Roses are red, violets are blue, if you steal from me, I'll sick Dayle on you!’
  • 159) ‘Just sick Drew on him, he strikes me as the protective type, as if you need protecting with those biceps.’
  • 160) ‘At any rate, there's not a lot I can do right now to change things aside from defecting to the government and sicking them on the reformists.’
  • 161) ‘She shook her head, ‘Remember that it was Gwen is the one who sicked her on me.’’
  • 162) ‘I didn't expect yesterday's comments on the ALP to go unanswered, dear subscribers - even before the editor sicked you onto me.’

Examples

  • 1) And what might parents be able to do to counter any ill effects?
  • 2) They also carry infections which can kill dogs or make them seriously ill.
  • 3) People sought his help at times of trouble or ill health.
  • 4) One of its columnists asserts that he is mentally ill.
  • 5) Being responsible for the care of an older or ill person is not normally something that runs to a set schedule.
  • 6) America's most powerful man can ill afford to lose so much in front of the mirror.
  • 7) One man died and another was ill in hospital after their dinghy capsized off Orkney.
  • 8) I wish no ill will to anybody.
  • 9) A pile of studies have shown that our surroundings impact on our mental health for good or ill.
  • 10) But research shows nine in ten workers have come into work feeling ill, as they are worried about taking time off.
  • 11) The second family member got ill a little while after that.
  • 12) The argument is that people always need pills and potions to cure their ills.
  • 13) We take the mentally ill to a hospital where they can be cared for.
  • 14) The victim was seriously ill in hospital last night.
  • 15) His resignation was officially attributed to ill health.
  • 16) No wonder the sick and ill of this country continue to suffer.
  • 17) The narrow street had scores of tiny restaurants and bars with convenient upstairs rooms of ill repute.
  • 18) The cause of terminally ill young people is already one the public understands and supports.
  • 19) Are we now in a position where a terminally ill patient is denied a free medication?
  • 20) These painful years were the furnace that would temper her nature for good and ill.
  • 21) Turning good movies down is a luxury that festivals can usually ill afford.
  • 22) Your wife thinks you are mentally ill.
  • 23) It was a place of ill omen.
  • 24) We had to call the police because so many people were ill.
  • 25) An environmentally ill person is already in tenuous health.
  • 26) But as many as one in four people may have milder forms of the condition and suffer no ill effects.
  • 27) For all its intellectual firepower, the unit was dangerously ill equipped and badly prepared.
  • 28) At the first sign of feeling dizzy and ill, sit down and put your head between your knees.
  • 29) PEOPLE are suffering ill health because of poor ventilation in homes, building experts warn.
  • 30) The iron ore mine in Brazil has become a symbol of the company 's ills.
  • 31) ‘Leaders of our medical organisations should not allow informed consent to interfere with clinical management of infectious disease or seriously ill patients.’
  • 32) ‘Two other patients are critically ill after contracting the disease through infected organs from the donor.’
  • 33) ‘Siti said that volunteers should also understand that terminally ill patients usually suffer from psychological strain due to their illness.’
  • 34) ‘Along with morphine, it was prescribed to chronically ill patients suffering everything from asthma to diarrhoea.’
  • 35) ‘He said it was reasonable to believe the water had not been contaminated before the period in question because no-one prior to that period had taken ill.’
  • 36) ‘Everything's just fine now, he reassured them, except that the design isn't finished and the architect is mysteriously taken ill.’
  • 37) ‘One came to the aid of an elderly man taken ill at a bus stop.’
  • 38) ‘Some years ago I was called to attend a man I did not know who had taken ill very suddenly.’
  • 39) ‘On the occasion his mother had taken ill and he was trying to get assistance for her.’
  • 40) ‘The major reason for the redesign of services is to ensure the best possible care for critically ill patients as well as those with less serious illness and injuries.’
  • 41) ‘There is no requirement that the suffering be physical or that the patient be terminally ill.’
  • 42) ‘Terminally ill patients slowly become worse as the disease takes over their body until it kills them.’
  • 43) ‘Around one in ten people who are infected with amoebiasis become ill from the disease.’
  • 44) ‘Infectious complications in critically ill patients can cause increased morbidity and mortality.’
  • 45) ‘As soon as John had taken ill, she had written to him.’
  • 46) ‘She had taken ill long ago, only a few years after they had married.’
  • 47) ‘She was very ill and bore her suffering with great dignity.’
  • 48) ‘A woman terminally ill with motor neurone disease will next week begin a High Court battle to win the right to die, it was announced yesterday.’
  • 49) ‘Perhaps you are living with someone who is ill with a life-threatening disease.’
  • 50) ‘Haemophiliacs are ill and are suffering and time is not on our side.’
  • 51) ‘It was because of her ill judgment.’
  • 52) ‘Is their any provision to ban an umpire for his attitude problems and making of ill decisions?’
  • 53) ‘However, the average life of an Indian was 62 as the ill effects of cancer were visible only at a later stage in life.’
  • 54) ‘I have always known the ill effects of smoking but did not know how harmful it could be.’
  • 55) ‘By far the most serious ill effect of the sun is skin cancer.’
  • 56) ‘To the normal ill effects of heavy summer rainfall is added direct physical damage to the vines and fruit.’
  • 57) ‘Therefore, if we are foolhardy enough to tax the desirable voluntary activities of individuals and firms, we should expect the ill effects to be numerous and serious.’
  • 58) ‘And that's part of trying to educate people about drugs and warn them about the ill effects of drugs.’
  • 59) ‘The ill effects included foetal hypoxia and death, neo-natal jaundice and several such complications.’
  • 60) ‘But as time went on you couldn't help noticing the ill effects.’
  • 61) ‘For most otherwise healthy people the virus, while debilitating in the short term, leaves no lasting ill effects.’
  • 62) ‘What is highly disputed, however, is the dose of radiation that will result in ill effects.’
  • 63) ‘But care need to be taken to reduce the ill effects of computers as far as possible.’
  • 64) ‘Compared to the convenience of the tool, the ill effect of spam is very serious.’
  • 65) ‘Some of the exhibits clearly illustrated the ill effects of pollution on public health.’
  • 66) ‘The ill effects of that ad campaign still lingers on and won't be eradicated in the short term.’
  • 67) ‘Teenagers would be made aware of the ill effects of smoking, alcoholism and drug abuse.’
  • 68) ‘And the cats both survived the stay in the cattery without too many ill effects.’
  • 69) ‘But Mr Briggs said safeguards would be put in place to control the ill effects of gambling.’
  • 70) ‘The wife admitted that she and her husband had frequently had potted meat from the shop without ill effects.’
  • 71) ‘Getting out to an exercise class is a good way of releasing stress and reducing the ill effects of it.’
  • 72) ‘The new government will be pressed to reconcile religious conflicts and work out a policy that is considerate of the poor and mitigates the ill effects of economic growth.’
  • 73) ‘As explained elsewhere, the trip to Brisbane, or more precisely the trip back, was a journey of ill omen for young Les as it threw him into the close company of Tim O'Sullivan.’
  • 74) ‘To cap Flanagan's misfortune, he punctured with 15 miles to go and there was an immediate charge from the front of his bunch, capitalising on his ill luck.’
  • 75) ‘During that journey, we once again encounter an ill omen in nature: in this instance, a turtle trapped on its back beneath a big rock.’
  • 76) ‘Typical of their ill luck was a penalty, awarded for a foot block on Knight, but which was blasted narrowly wide by Ward, who was having such an outstanding game.’
  • 77) ‘We have posted every published story regarding the riot because we thought that in many respects it was an omen of ill tidings for Minneapolis.’
  • 78) ‘While Cleary was one of the great scrum-halves of his generation, ill fortune declared he never got to pull on the green jersey in a full international.’
  • 79) ‘Drug rehab, ill fortune or the vagaries of life may have some part to play in this, but spurts of activity have at least resulted in a handful of albums that bask in the glow that only rarity can bestow.’
  • 80) ‘Naturally, Gurley was disappointed but rather than brood over his ill luck he decided to refocus on qualifying himself academically.’
  • 81) ‘This clearly implies, my correspondent asserts, that there is only one wheelchair available for use for every five passengers who have had the ill luck to be stood on.’
  • 82) ‘We had planned a trip to Bangalore but as ill luck would have it, one of my internal exams has now been scheduled right in the middle of the little break I was banking on.’
  • 83) ‘For his ill fortune alone, defeat was unthinkable.’
  • 84) ‘The symbol is formed from the shape of a cross, with the arms bent to the right symbolising health and life, or to the left, which came to symbolise ill fortune.’
  • 85) ‘Since the earliest times, man has gazed skyward, hoping to discern signs of good or ill fortune in the patterns of the stars.’
  • 86) ‘Sheba had a double dose of ill fortune in her short life.’
  • 87) ‘More than 50 years of constant US intervention have led to a plethora of ill fortune in the region.’
  • 88) ‘They usually employed various psychological techniques to cope with and often even thrive upon any ill fortune that came their way.’
  • 89) ‘Cursing their ill luck, the ad men are spending extra money to remove these posters to make the hoardings visible.’
  • 90) ‘Maguire missed four of the last Cheltenham Festivals due to ill fortune.’
  • 91) ‘We end today a period of ill fortune, and India discovers herself again.’
  • 92) ‘Is this an ill omen, I wonder, or some kind of inner-city voodoo ritual?’
  • 93) ‘The Bosnian government was ill prepared to defend the country with no army and only a poorly equipped territorial defense force.’
  • 94) ‘I must be that inexplicably angry, obtuse, ill mannered, audacious, pompous blow-hard that writes insulting letters to The Peak!’
  • 95) ‘The big worry is that the cash-strapped Irish health service is ill equipped to deal with an epidemic of any form, least of all a potentially fatal virus like SARS.’
  • 96) ‘If he finds himself similarly ill informed on other issues, he is welcome to write to me and I will try to keep him up to date if he and the local Conservatives can't manage this themselves.’
  • 97) ‘Moreover, it is ill prepared to deal with any possible use of weapons.’
  • 98) ‘His disastrous management of the 1993 federal election showed that he was hopelessly out of his depth and totally ill equipped for the task.’
  • 99) ‘It seemed as if people were competing with each other for an imaginary prize for being the most rowdy and ill mannered human being in that room.’
  • 100) ‘I suspect that it was imported to Korea within the last 600 years as Korea's climate is ill suited for the Mugunghwa, which thrives in the tropics.’
  • 101) ‘There will be those who will claim that that this first failure shows that they are ill suited to running club nights.’
  • 102) ‘Kiribati was ill prepared for democracy by the British colonial regime, which mainly used people from Tuvalu as administrators.’
  • 103) ‘So, if this ill informed, ill educated, condemned criminal gets the happy ending of life eternal with God, may we not also have similar expectations?’
  • 104) ‘The Russians' military is very weak, very poor, very ill trained.’
  • 105) ‘Would you risk the future success of your business on a bottle of homemade possibly ill tasting wine or would you have bottles of quality wine on hand to serve to your guests?’
  • 106) ‘It found itself subjected to harsh rain it was ill equipped for, dissolving the sandstone facades of it's buildings slowly, even as the people chose not to lift their eyes and notice it.’
  • 107) ‘This question is rather abstract, but it serves to demonstrate how ill defined ‘harmful to minors’ may be.’
  • 108) ‘I just watched ten minutes of speculation on whether a long deliberation bodes well or ill for the defense.’
  • 109) ‘This loss of time could be ill afforded at a time when the technical preparations for Mike were at a critical stage.’
  • 110) ‘He stressed that some of the goods produced locally lacked quality and were produced at a comparatively higher cost making such goods ill equipped to compete on the regional market.’
  • 111) ‘Culpeper's deepest desire was to make herbal medicine available to everyone, especially the poor who could ill afford to visit a physician.’
  • 112) ‘Gee's Bend was a very poor community that could ill afford luxuries like store-bought blankets and bed coverings.’
  • 113) ‘Poor families can ill afford more than a few rupees.’
  • 114) ‘As tempting as it is to demonise computer games for society's ills, the evidence does not suggest such a simple link.’
  • 115) ‘Of all the social ills and problems plaguing Bihar, sati was never on the list.’
  • 116) ‘Both of them believe that society's ills can be fixed by putting the right man at the top to make laws and crack down on the wrong people.’
  • 117) ‘The voters have to be sick of partisan wrangling and worried about unsolved national ills.’
  • 118) ‘A humming economy, after all, fixes most if not all other ills in a society.’
  • 119) ‘Despite good intentions, psychiatrists can become complicit in shaping social ills.’
  • 120) ‘One of the ills of our society in the recent past was the polarisation of black and white.’
  • 121) ‘It has become an accepted part of our daily lives, like so many of the ills that plague our society.’
  • 122) ‘Once we have that hope, it can be used to work against the ills in society, the negativity.’
  • 123) ‘Like so many ills of today's society, the cult of bigness has American origin.’
  • 124) ‘After all, who in their right minds would imagine that theatre is responsible for the ills of society?’
  • 125) ‘A certain social ill might suddenly get a burst of national publicity because editors at The New York Times decided to make it a page-one news feature.’
  • 126) ‘Injunctions against discrimination require that efficacious treatment for a human ill must be made equally accessible to everyone.’
  • 127) ‘The 1960s and 70s counterculture gets blamed for every current social ill by conservatives.’
  • 128) ‘And when Sha-King talks, he sounds as if he's reciting every imaginable ill in urban America.’
  • 129) ‘You don't hear people talking about any other part that the markets will take care of it, that free trade is the panacea for every ill.’
  • 130) ‘Instead of seeing violence as a social ill, it excites and entertains us.’
  • 131) ‘So Bren naturally blames Ian for any ill that may happen.’
  • 132) ‘While this Amendment was not intended to redress every social ill, its legitimate purposes certainly extend to the protection of unborn persons.’
  • 133) ‘I want to state that I do not wish ill upon any person, and this is in fact another part of the problem.’
  • 134) ‘I wish her no ill at this stage in the competition.’
  • 135) ‘So, I wish them no ill, but I think they should be stripped of their titles and that their immense wealth could be put to better use for the good of everyone.’
  • 136) ‘Even though she married the wrong guy I wish her no ill at all.’
  • 137) ‘We didn't wish the fox ill, but his determination to steal our hens didn't make him a friend of the family either.’
  • 138) ‘I wish Karen no ill, of course, and intend no mockery.’
  • 139) ‘In short, I wish Mr Akam no ill, but hope this acts as a piece of constructive criticism.’
  • 140) ‘It can control the country's borders, and it can keep out or throw out those who wish our nation ill.’
  • 141) ‘It is important to remember, however, that not all hatred is wishing another ill for its own sake.’
  • 142) ‘It is not in Justin Wilson's nature to wish ill of a rival - he is far too nice for that.’
  • 143) ‘I wished the senator no ill but if he didn't want people to hold this against him, he should at some point have declared that it was wrong.’
  • 144) ‘I don't wish the bloke any ill but me and a few others wouldn't be among those in the gallery clapping our hands.’
  • 145) ‘For ill or for good, the applications are endless!’
  • 146) ‘Yes, you have to - there's a kind of linguistic hygiene, like ethnic cleansing in a way, which works for ill and also for good.’
  • 147) ‘Tris, you made a few good points about Gourmet Station Blog, which I, for good or ill named as this week's winner of ‘The Beyond Lame Award’.’
  • 148) ‘Those wishing further ill may hope that a Sox loss will preserve the Fragile Equilibrium of Unhappiness that Boston fans know all too well.’
  • 149) ‘Emilia's eagerness to divulge her husband's guilt thus illustrates her revenge, her returning ill upon the man who has abused her.’
  • 150) ‘If that's for good or ill can't be judged, because the only vestiges we get of that more satirical version are a few extended scenes among the extras.’
  • 151) ‘How do you tell such a person that you mean him no ill?’
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