What does the word ill mean?

Usage examples for ill

  1. You said you were ill and then came here! – Betty Wales Freshman by Edith K. Dunton
  2. You can't see him; he is very ill. – Foul Play by 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 by Amy Le Feuvre