Disease; indisposition; malady; disorder of health; sickness; as, a short or a severe illness.
In medical anthropology, this refers to the subjective experience of being sick, including the experience of symptoms, suffering, help seeking, side effects of treatment, social stigma, explanations of causes, diagnosis, prognosis, as well as personal consequences in family life and occupation.
a bodily disorder, disease, physical or mental sickness, functional nervous disorder, pregnancy or complication of pregnancy. The term illness when used in connection with a newborn child includes, but is not limited to, congenital defects and birth abnormalities, including premature birth.
Sickness or disease for which no treatment or expense has been incurred for the six (6) month period immediately preceding the effective date of coverage of the insured person whose illness is the basis of the claim.
a bodily injury, disease, mental infirmity or sickness
a sickness, disease, or condition of an Insured Person which first manifests itself after the Insured Person's Effective Date
1. Any disease or sickness afflicting someone; alcoholism is a disease causing one to be ill physically, mentally, spiritually, and emotionally. 2. Alcoholism is one of those diseases that does not only afflict the person who has it. Our families suffer as well.
The physical and psychological discomforts and ailments as seen from the perspective of the person suffering these conditions. Thus, illness is used as an emic term, to contrast with the etic term, disease.
A medically determinable disorder of the body, or a mental disorder of any kind, as certified by a physician. Pregnancy is considered an "illness" for the purpose of the CHP.
99] For a woman to dream of her own illness, foretells that some unforeseen event will throw her into a frenzy of despair by causing her to miss some anticipated visit or entertainment.  See Sickness.