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ill

ill

 
pronunciation:
Il
parts of speech:
adjective, noun, adverb
phrases:
ill at ease
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: worse, worst
definition 1: not healthy; sick.
He became ill with fever.
 
synonyms:
sick, unhealthy, unwell
antonyms:
better, healthy, well
similar words:
bad, down, infirm, suffering
definition 2: evil; harmful; bad.
She felt the ill effects of eating too much dessert.
synonyms:
bad, harmful
antonyms:
beneficial, favorable, good
similar words:
detrimental, negative, offensive
definition 3: not kind; unfriendly.
There were ill feelings between them after the fight.
synonyms:
angry, cross, hateful, hostile, unkind
antonyms:
friendly, warm
similar words:
unfriendly
phrase: ill at ease
 
part of speech: noun
definition: evil or harm; trouble.
A bad law leads to many ills.I don't wish them ill.
synonyms:
evil, harm, misery, misfortune, pain, woe
similar words:
affliction, grief, hurt, mischief, problem, sorrow, suffering, trouble
 
part of speech: adverb
definition 1: in an unfriendly, unkind, or evil way.
He spoke ill of everyone.
synonyms:
adversely, badly, harshly
antonyms:
favorably, kindly, well
similar words:
evilly, negatively
definition 2: not properly; badly.
Her visit was ill-planned.
antonyms:
well
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