Translation of "ill" - English-Spanish dictionary


adjective uk /ɪl/ us /ɪl/

A2 not feeling well, or suffering from a disease

He was in bed, ill.
uk /aɪl/ us /ɑɪl/

short form of I will

forma abreviada de “I will”
I’ll see you tomorrow.

(Translation of “ill” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


adjective /il/

not in good health; not well

enfermo, delicado
She was ill for a long time.


adverso, dañino
He retired due to ill health
These pills have no ill effects.

evil or unlucky

ill luck.
ill- prefix


illness noun

a state or occasion of being unwell

enfermedad, mal, dolencia
There is a lot of illness in the village just now
childhood illnesses.
ill-at-ease adjective

uncomfortable; embarrassed

incómodo, molesto
She feels ill-at-ease at parties.
ill-fated adjective

ending in, or bringing, disaster

an ill-fated expedition.
ill-feeling noun

(an) unkind feeling (towards another person)

rencor, resentimiento
The two men parted without any ill-feelings.
ill-mannered / ill-bred adjective

having bad manners

He’s an ill-mannered young man.
ill-tempered / ill-natured adjective

having or showing bad temper

Don’t be so ill-natured just because you’re tired.
ill-treat verb

to treat badly or cruelly

She often ill-treated her children.
ill-treatment noun

malos tratos
the ill treatment of animals.
ill-use /-ˈjuːz/ verb

to ill-treat

He was accused of ill-using the child.
ill-will noun

unkind feeling

rencor, mala saña
I bear you no ill-will (= I do not want any harm to come to you).
be taken ill

to become ill

ponerse enfermo, enfermar
He was taken ill at the party and was rushed to hospital.
ill means unwell: He was very ill when he had pneumonia. sick means vomiting or inclined to vomit: He was sick twice in the car ; I feel sick.

(Translation of “ill” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)