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sickness


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Sickness  \Sick"ness\,  n.  [AS.  se['o]cness.] 
  1.  The  quality  or  state  of  being  sick  or  diseased;  illness; 
  sisease  or  malady. 
 
  I  do  lament  the  sickness  of  the  king.  --Shak. 
 
  Trust  not  too  much  your  now  resistless  charms; 
  Those  age  or  sickness  soon  or  late  disarms.  --Pope. 
 
  2.  Nausea;  qualmishness;  as  sickness  of  stomach. 
 
  Syn:  Illness;  disease;  malady.  See  {Illness}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  sickness 
  n  1:  impairment  of  normal  physiological  function  affecting  part 
  or  all  of  an  organism  [syn:  {illness},  {malady}] 
  2:  the  state  that  precedes  vomiting  [syn:  {nausea}] 




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