sicknesses

sickness

[sik-nis]
noun
1.
a particular disease or malady.
2.
the state or an instance of being sick; illness.
3.
nausea; queasiness.

Origin:
before 1000; Middle English siknesse, seknesse, Old English sēocnesse. See sick1, -ness

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sickness (ˈsɪknɪs)
 
n
1.  an illness or disease
2.  nausea or queasiness
3.  the state or an instance of being sick

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sickness sick·ness (sĭk'nĭs)
n.

  1. The condition of being sick; illness.

  2. A disease or an illness.

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