illnessnounuk /ˈɪl.nəs/ us /ˈɪl.nəs/
- We are lacking three members of staff due to illness.
- Many people suffer from some form of mental illness during their lives.
- Symptoms of the illness include a high temperature and a persistent dry cough.
- Many illnesses which once killed are today curable.
- Four million hours were lost last year through stress-related illnesses.