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sickness

noun
 
 
/ˈsɪknəs/
ILL [U] B2 the state of being sick: She's had three weeks off for sickness this year.Not fit and healthyThin or slender (of people)
VOMIT [U] the act of vomiting, or the feeling that you are going to vomit: morning/travel sickness Not fit and healthyThin or slender (of people)Vomiting and feelings of sickness
ILLNESS [C, U] a particular illness: radiation sicknessNot fit and healthyThin or slender (of people)
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