1. Affected by an impairment of normal physical or mental function (synset 302552072)
    "ill from the monotony of his suffering"
  2. Resulting in suffering or adversity (synset 301165811)
    "ill effects"; "it's an ill wind that blows no good"
  3. Distressing (synset 301131841)
    "ill manners"; "of ill repute"
  4. Indicating hostility or enmity (synset 301248878)
    "you certainly did me an ill turn"; "ill feelings"; "ill will"
  5. Presaging ill fortune (synset 300179426)
    "ill omens"; "ill predictions"; "my words with inauspicious thunderings shook heaven"; "a dead and ominous silence prevailed"; "a by-election at a time highly unpropitious for the Government"
  1. An often persistent bodily disorder or disease;
    A cause for complaining (synset 114078890)
  1. (`ill' is often used as a combining form) in a poor or improper or unsatisfactory manner;
    Not well (synset 400011978)
    "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 (synset 400013698)
    "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 (synset 400012378)
    "we can ill afford to buy a new car just now"

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