Antonyms for disease

Grammar : Noun
Spell : dih-zeez
Phonetic Transcription : dɪˈziz

Definition of disease

Origin :
  • early 14c., "discomfort, inconvenience," from Old French desaise "lack, want; discomfort, distress; trouble, misfortune; disease, sickness," from des- "without, away" (see dis-) + aise "ease" (see ease). Sense of "sickness, illness" in English first recorded late 14c.; the word still sometimes was used in its literal sense early 17c.
  • noun ailment, affliction
Example sentences :
  • Some one said the other day, "Ennui is a disease that comes from living on other people's money."
  • Extract from : « The Spenders » by Harry Leon Wilson
  • I found the people corrupted; and I must humour their disease.
  • Extract from : « Philothea » by Lydia Maria Child
  • He had breathed into the atmosphere a subtle malaria, and George had caught the disease.
  • Extract from : « Life in London » by Edwin Hodder
  • He looked into his own heart—he was almost afraid to look—and saw the ravages of disease there.
  • Extract from : « Life in London » by Edwin Hodder
  • What sort of a disease is it that has taken Mrs. Roberts, do you suppose, to send her there?
  • Extract from : « Ester Ried Yet Speaking » by Isabella Alden
  • I should like you to have my disease, and then we should see if you would prate as you do.
  • Extract from : « The Imaginary Invalid » by Molire
  • It may be that this same insensibility was a symptom of the disease.
  • Extract from : « The Man of Adamant » by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • There is no disease bold enough to dare to attack the person of a doctor.
  • Extract from : « The Imaginary Invalid » by Molire
  • He never was strong, and he hasn't the strength to fight against his disease.
  • Extract from : « The Foolish Lovers » by St. John G. Ervine
  • He would fight this disease before it could establish a hold.
  • Extract from : « Dust » by Mr. and Mrs. Haldeman-Julius

Synonyms for disease

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