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ill

adjective
 
 
/ɪl/
NOT HEALTHY A2 not feeling well, or suffering from a disease: critically/seriously ill Her mother was too ill to travel. Mark had been feeling ill for a couple of days.Not fit and healthyThin or slender (of people)
BAD [always before noun] formal bad: ill health He suffered no ill effects from his fall. →  See also ill at ease Serious and unpleasantNot attractive to look atInformal words for bad
Translations of “ill”
in Korean 아픈…
in Arabic مَريض…
in French malade, mauvais…
in Turkish hasta, rahatsız, kötü…
in Italian malato…
in Chinese (Traditional) 不舒服的, 生病的…
in Russian больной, плохой, дурной…
in Polish chory, zły, szkodliwy…
in Spanish enfermo, delicado, adverso…
in Portuguese doente, enfermo…
in German krank, nachteilig, schlecht…
in Catalan malalt…
in Japanese 病気の…
in Chinese (Simplified) 不舒服的, 生病的…
(Definition of ill adjective from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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