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Definition of 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.

Sometimes negative news does come out, but it is often exaggerated and manipulated to spread scandal. Journalists sometimes risk becoming ill from coprophilia and thus fomenting coprophagia: which is a sin that taints all men and women, that is, the tendency to focus on the negative rather than the positive aspects.
Pope Francis

Your competition is not other people but the time you kill, the ill will you create, the knowledge you neglect to learn, the connections you fail to build, the health you sacrifice along the path, your inability to generate ideas, the people around you who don't support and love your efforts, and whatever god you curse for your bad luck.
James Altucher

Our population and our use of the finite resources of planet Earth are growing exponentially, along with our technical ability to change the environment for good or ill.
Stephen Hawking
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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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