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Definition of Ill

Ill

  1. Contrary to good, in a physical sense; contrary or opposed to advantage, happiness, etc.; bad; evil; unfortunate; disagreeable; unfavorable.
  2. Contrary to good, in a moral sense; evil; wicked; wrong; iniquitious; naughtly; bad; improper.
  3. Sick; indisposed; unwell; diseased; disordered; as, ill of a fever.
  4. Not according with rule, fitness, or propriety; incorrect; rude; unpolished; inelegant.
  5. Whatever annoys or impairs happiness, or prevents success; evil of any kind; misfortune; calamity; disease; pain; as, the ills of humanity.
  6. Whatever is contrary to good, in a moral sense; wickedness; depravity; iniquity; wrong; evil.
  7. In a ill manner; badly; weakly.

Ill Quotations

Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe to assure the survival and the success of liberty.
John F. Kennedy

Whatever words we utter should be chosen with care for people will hear them and be influenced by them for good or ill.
Buddha

Shadow is the obstruction of light. Shadows appear to me to be of supreme importance in perspective, because, without them opaque and solid bodies will be ill defined; that which is contained within their outlines and their boundaries themselves will be ill-understood unless they are shown against a background of a different tone from themselves.
Leonardo da Vinci

A physician is not angry at the intemperance of a mad patient, nor does he take it ill to be railed at by a man in fever. Just so should a wise man treat all mankind, as a physician does his patient, and look upon them only as sick and extravagant.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca

If we as a nation are to break the cycle of poverty, crime and the growing underclass of young people ill equipped to be productive citizens, we need to not only implement effective programs to prevent teen pregnancy, but we must also help those who have already given birth so that they become effective, nurturing, bonding parents.
Jane Fonda
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Ill Translations

ill in Afrikaans is siek
ill in Danish is syg
ill in Dutch is ziek, naar
ill in French is malade
ill in German is krank
ill in Italian is egro, malato
ill in Latin is aeger eger, gravatus, aegrus, infirmus
ill in Norwegian is syk
ill in Portuguese is doente
ill in Spanish is enfermo, doliente

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