DICTIONARY


Definition of ILL

noun : ILL

Source: WordNet 3.1

Adjective : ILL

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) affected by an impairment of normal physical or mental function; "ill from the monotony of his suffering" ;

  • 2. (

    ) resulting in suffering or adversity; "ill effects"; "it's an ill wind that blows no good" ;

  • 3. (

    ) distressing; "ill manners"; "of ill repute" ;

  • 4. (

    ) indicating hostility or enmity; "you certainly did me an ill turn"; "ill feelings"; "ill will" ;

  • 5. (

    ) presaging ill fortune; "ill omens"; "ill predictions"; "my words with inauspicious thunderings shook heaven"- P.B.Shelley; "a dead and ominous silence prevailed"; "a by-election at a time highly unpropitious for the Government" ;

Adverb : ILL

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) (`ill' is often used as a combining form) in a poor or improper or unsatisfactory manner; not well; "he was ill prepared"; "it ill befits a man to betray old friends"; "the car runs badly"; "he performed badly on the exam"; "the team played poorly"; "ill-fitting clothes"; "an ill-conceived plan" ;

  • 2. (

    ) unfavorably or with disapproval; "tried not to speak ill of the dead"; "thought badly of him for his lack of concern" ;

  • 3. (

    ) with difficulty or inconvenience; scarcely or hardly; "we can ill afford to buy a new car just now" ;


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