Definition of 'sickness'
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Some have been hit by altitude sickness. The Sun (2009)Within two weeks that figure had doubled as radiation sickness took its toll. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Making your own ginger tea can help with morning sickness. The Sun (2012)There seems to be a sickness bug around the training ground. The Sun (2015)Much higher and the body can suffer from altitude sickness. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The sickness bug has left the stars unable to train. The Sun (2008)The policies are supposed to protect borrowers if they are unable to make repayments because of sickness or unemployment. Times, Sunday Times (2008)This means requiring them to phone in on each morning of sickness if this is what you require under normal circumstances. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Not only is it revolting, it also causes sickness and illness to other people. The Sun (2015)This relationship is usually detrimental to the host, often causing sickness and disease. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The Government is making it harder to claim sickness and unemployment benefits. Times, Sunday Times (2011)That's when the altitude sickness hit me like a bus. The Sun (2014)Does any insurer offer cover for unemployment or sickness beyond the age of 65? Times, Sunday Times (2007)So we also have an obligation to look at the sickness and the illness in people's lives. Christianity Today (2000)In fact, it's also used for some lung diseases and altitude sickness. The Sun (2011)About the same number were to succumb to a new man-made illness, radiation sickness. The Collins History of the World in the 20th Century (1994)
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Translations for 'sickness'
British English: sickness /ˈsɪknɪs/ NOUN
Sickness is the state of being ill or unhealthy.
In fifty-two years of working he had only one week of sickness.
- American English: sickness
- Arabic: مَرَض
- Brazilian Portuguese: doença
- Chinese: 病
- Croatian: bolest
- Czech: nemoc
- Danish: sygdom
- Dutch: ziekte
- European Spanish: enfermedad
- Finnish: sairaus
- French: maladie
- German: Krankheit
- Greek: αρρώστια
- Italian: malattia
- Japanese: 病気
- Korean: 병
- Norwegian: sykdom
- Polish: choroba
- European Portuguese: doença
- Romanian: boală
- Russian: недомогание
- Spanish: enfermedad
- Swedish: sjukdom
- Thai: ความเจ็บป่วย
- Turkish: hastalık
- Ukrainian: хвороба
- Vietnamese: căn bệnh
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