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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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An illness. Something causing pain, disability, or discomfort. Also: Something that is seriously wrong with society or with someone's mind, behaviour, etc.

Usage examples (37)
  • Researchers spend endless hours finding cures for various diseases.
  • Judging from your face you were obviously suffering from a skin disease, is that correct?
  • The meds and therapy continue to help, but the disease is always there.
  • I do not know what you call the disease, but we called it spasms or fits. for more
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