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English definition of “sickness”

sickness

noun [U] uk   /ˈsɪk.nəs/ us  

sickness noun [U] (ILL)

B2 the condition of being ill: There's a lot of sickness around this winter.Not fit and healthyThin or slender (of people)

sickness noun [U] (VOMIT)

vomiting: Drinking unclean water can cause diarrhoea and sickness.Vomiting and feelings of sickness
(Definition of sickness from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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