Part of speech: adjective

Disordered physically; sick.

Part of speech: adjective

Baneful; harmful; inferior.

Part of speech: noun

Anything bad; injury; harm; misfortune.

Part of speech: adverb

Not well; badly; poorly.

Part of speech: adverb

With difficulty; hardly.

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Usage examples "ill":

  1. You said you were ill and then came here! - "Betty Wales Freshman", Edith K. Dunton.
  2. You can't see him; he is very ill. - "Foul Play", Charles Reade Dion Boucicault.
  3. Then speaking to Miss Falkner, he said- I have been ill, otherwise you would not have seen me here. - "Jill's Red Bag", Amy Le Feuvre.