un diseased

diseased

[dih-zeezd]
adjective
having or affected with disease.

Origin:
1425–75; late Middle English disesed; compare Anglo-French diseasé. See disease, -ed2

nondiseased, adjective
undiseased, adjective

deceased, diseased.
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diseased (dɪˈziːzd)
 
adj
having or affected with disease

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disease
early 14c., "discomfort," from O.Fr. desaise, from des- "without, away" (see dis-) + aise "ease" (see ease). Sense of "sickness, illness" first recorded late 14c.; the word still sometimes was used in its lit. sense early 17c. Related: Diseased.
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diseased dis·eased (dĭ-zēzd')
adj.

  1. Affected with disease.

  2. Unsound or disordered.

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