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ill-being

[il-bee-ing] /ˈɪlˈbi ɪŋ/
noun
1.
state or condition of lacking health, solvency, etc.
Origin of ill-being
1830-1840
1830-40; modeled on well-being
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  • It always leads to ill-being and a sensation of bad adaptation.

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