illness


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the condition of being sick

a pathological condition of mind or body

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Natasha's illness was so serious that, fortunately for her and for her parents, the consideration of all that had caused the illness, her conduct and the breaking off of her engagement, receded into the background.
Candy's illness must have been far more serious that I had supposed?
On the subject of my last, I had actually begun a letter when called away by Tom's illness, but I have now changed my mind, and fear to trust the influence of friends.
Vincy felt as if, after all, the illness had made a festival for her tenderness.
The sisters set out at a pace, slow as the feebleness of Marianne in an exercise hitherto untried since her illness required;--and they had advanced only so far beyond the house as to admit a full view of the hill, the important hill behind, when pausing with her eyes turned towards it, Marianne calmly said,
I've often heard her speak of you--especially since the illness assumed a serious character.
Public opinion ran strongly against him and but for his illness he would probably have been hanged by a mob.
My sister was her husband's only attendant throughout his illness," the Baron informed us.
He doesn't even try to make me think the illness a real one; he throws off the mask at starting.
No; the defects in the complexion of the deceased lady were not in any way attributable to her illness.
I made no memorandum at the time, and I cannot therefore be sure to a day of the date, but I believe I am correct in stating that Miss Halcombe's serious illness began during the last fortnight or ten days in June.
I swear, gentlemen, that to be too conscious is an illness--a real thorough-going illness.
Strickland was a weird figure as he lay there, thinner than ever, with his ragged red beard and his eyes staring feverishly into vacancy; his illness seemed to have made them larger, and they had an unnatural brightness.
And besides, hard though it was for the mother to bear the dread of illness, the illnesses themselves, and the grief of seeing signs of evil propensities in her children--the children themselves were even now repaying her in small joys for her sufferings.
In short," he shouted, feeling that the phrase about his illness was still more out of place, "in short, kindly examine me or let me go, at once.