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To help you avoid using the same word too repetitively, redundantly, recurrently, incessantly, etc., etc.

Why synonyms can be useful

Your writing can sound boring if you continually keep repeating the same words. When you create sentences, you can make them more interesting by using words that mean the same as the word you are speaking about. This allows you to add flavor to your writing.

In order to make language a lot more expressive and interesting you should try to vary the words you use as often as you can.

Synonyms for (noun) ill

Synonyms: complaint, ailment, ill Definition: an often persistent bodily disorder or disease; a cause for complaining

Hypernyms: upset, disorder Definition: a physical condition in which there is a disturbance of normal functioning Usage: the doctor prescribed some medicine for the disorder; everyone gets stomach upsets from time to time

Synonyms for (adjective) ill

Synonyms: ill, inauspicious, ominous Definition: presaging ill fortune Usage: 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

Hypernyms: unpropitious Definition: not propitious

Synonyms: ill Definition: distressing Usage: ill manners; of ill repute

Hypernyms: bad Definition: having undesirable or negative qualities Usage: a bad report card; his sloppy appearance made a bad impression; a bad little boy; clothes in bad shape; a bad cut; bad luck; the news was very bad; the reviews were bad; the pay is bad; it was a bad light for reading; the movie was a bad choice

Synonyms: ill Definition: resulting in suffering or adversity Usage: ill effects; it's an ill wind that blows no good

Hypernyms: harmful Definition: causing or capable of causing harm Usage: too much sun is harmful to the skin; harmful effects of smoking

Synonyms: ill Definition: indicating hostility or enmity Usage: you certainly did me an ill turn; ill feelings; ill will

Hypernyms: hostile Definition: characterized by enmity or ill will Usage: a hostile nation; a hostile remark; hostile actions

Synonyms: sick, ill Definition: affected by an impairment of normal physical or mental function Usage: ill from the monotony of his suffering

Hypernyms: stricken, afflicted Definition: grievously affected especially by disease

Hypernyms: aguish Definition: affected by ague

Hypernyms: ailing, under the weather, indisposed, poorly, unwell, peaked, sickly, seedy Definition: somewhat ill or prone to illness Usage: my poor ailing grandmother; feeling a bit indisposed today; you look a little peaked; feeling poorly; a sickly child; is unwell and can't come to work

Hypernyms: seasick, air sick, airsick, carsick Definition: experiencing motion sickness

Hypernyms: autistic Definition: characteristic of or affected with autism Usage: autistic behavior; autistic children

Hypernyms: bedfast, bedrid, bedridden, sick-abed Definition: confined to bed (by illness)

Hypernyms: bilious, liverish, livery Definition: suffering from or suggesting a liver disorder or gastric distress

Hypernyms: bronchitic Definition: suffering from or prone to bronchitis

Hypernyms: consumptive Definition: afflicted with or associated with pulmonary tuberculosis Usage: a consumptive patient; a consumptive cough

Hypernyms: convalescent, recovering Definition: returning to health after illness or debility Usage: convalescent children are difficult to keep in bed

Hypernyms: delirious, hallucinating Definition: experiencing delirium

Hypernyms: diabetic Definition: suffering from diabetes

Hypernyms: dizzy, giddy, woozy, vertiginous Definition: having or causing a whirling sensation; liable to falling Usage: had a dizzy spell; a dizzy pinnacle; had a headache and felt giddy; a giddy precipice; feeling woozy from the blow on his head; a vertiginous climb up the face of the cliff

Hypernyms: dyspeptic Definition: suffering from dyspepsia

Hypernyms: swooning, faint, light, light-headed, lightheaded Definition: weak and likely to lose consciousness Usage: suddenly felt faint from the pain; was sick and faint from hunger; felt light in the head; a swooning fit; light-headed with wine; light-headed from lack of sleep

Hypernyms: feverish, feverous Definition: having or affected by a fever

Hypernyms: funny Definition: experiencing odd bodily sensations Usage: told the doctor about the funny sensations in her chest

Hypernyms: gouty Definition: suffering from gout

Hypernyms: green Definition: looking pale and unhealthy Usage: you're looking green; green around the gills

Hypernyms: stricken, laid low Definition: put out of action (by illness)

Hypernyms: laid up Definition: ill and usually confined Usage: laid up with a bad cold

Hypernyms: milk-sick Definition: affected with or related to milk sickness

Hypernyms: nauseated, nauseous, sick, sickish, queasy Definition: feeling nausea; feeling about to vomit

Hypernyms: palsied Definition: affected with palsy or uncontrollable tremor Usage: palsied hands

Hypernyms: paralytic, paralyzed Definition: affected with paralysis

Hypernyms: paraplegic Definition: suffering complete paralysis of the lower half of the body usually resulting from damage to the spinal cord

Hypernyms: rachitic, rickety Definition: affected with, suffering from, or characteristic of rickets Usage: rickety limbs and joints; a rachitic patient

Hypernyms: scrofulous Definition: afflicted with scrofula

Hypernyms: sneezy Definition: inclined to sneeze

Hypernyms: spastic Definition: suffering from spastic paralysis Usage: a spastic child

Hypernyms: tubercular, tuberculous Definition: constituting or afflicted with or caused by tuberculosis or the tubercle bacillus Usage: a tubercular child; tuberculous patients; tubercular meningitis

Hypernyms: unhealed Definition: not healed Usage: an unhealed wound

Hypernyms: upset Definition: mildly physically distressed Usage: an upset stomach