Definition of Ill health

1. Noun. A state in which you are unable to function normally and without pain.

Definition of Ill health

1. Noun. (idiomatic) A state of illness, or bad health. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ill Health

ill at ease
ill at ease(p)
ill behaved
ill fame
ill health (current term)
ill humor
ill humors
ill humour
ill luck
ill manners
ill nature
ill repute
ill service
ill stound
ill temper
ill timed(p)
ill turn
ill will
ill willed

Literary usage of Ill health

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for by Edmund Burke, Benjamin Franklin Collection (Library of Congress), John Davis Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress) (1822)
"On account of ill health and his family, asked and obtained permission to retire from attendance upon her Majesty at that place. ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1896)
"The lectureship in chemical physiology is vacant by the resignation of Dr. A. Sheridan Lea, FRS, on account of ill health. PROF. ..."

3. History of the Rise and Progress of the Arts of Design in the United States by William Dunlap (1834)
"... practice and independent retirement—Eliah Metcalf—descended from the pilgrims—ill health—attempts painting—settles in New-York—obliged by feeble health ..."

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