Definition of 'ill health'
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People sought his help at times of trouble or ill health. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Last week she missed it for the first time because of ill health. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He is a vulnerable member of society suffering from significant mental and physical ill health. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I suspect the incidence of ill health or lack of sleep is much higher. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She is 85 years old, retired and in ill health. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He was forced to retire early from the army through ill health, but he was wealthy enough to pursue his own research projects into meteorology. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Like income protection insurance, it offers a financial safety net against ill health. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It also has financial costs, in worsening ill health. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He has also suffered ill health for the first time, cannot sleep and has lost weight. The Sun (2013)In one letter he expresses concern that the public might think he was using his ill health as an excuse to avoid the war. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Those who worry about the rising cost of the health service would then have an active interest in getting to the cause of ill health. The Residue Report - an action plan for safer food (1988)This became a constant refrain on her part when she was under stress due to her husband's ill health. Tommy Cooper: Always Leave Them Laughing (2006)Although she has been unable to work this year because of ill health, she hopes to find employment again soon. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Ill health forced him to give up in 2006 after 30 years. Times, Sunday Times (2007)He suffered a heart attack not long thereafter, and his retirement was marred by ill health, which he bore with stoicism and wry wit. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Translations for 'ill health'
British English: ill health NOUN
Someone who suffers from ill health has an illness or keeps being ill.
He was forced to retire because of ill health.
- American English: ill health
- Brazilian Portuguese: problema de saúde
- Chinese: 健康不佳
- European Spanish: mala salud
- French: mauvaise santé
- German: schlechter Gesundheitszustand
- Italian: problemi di salute
- Japanese: 不健康
- Korean: 건강이 좋지 않음
- European Portuguese: problema de saúde
- Latin American Spanish: mala salud
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