List of 426 Sets of Synonyms - How they Differ - Total of 2307 Words - 356

SYNONYMS: sick, ill, indisposed, unwell.
These adjectives describe persons not in good health.

Sick applies to such condition of any nature or severity. It sometimes specifies nausea and may also suggest an alien attitude towards society. She was sick and could not go to work. He has a sick sense of humor.
Ill can be used as a polite equivalent of sick or as a term intended to emphasize the severity of a condition. She was to ill to sit up.
Indisposed refers to minor sickness. Madam is indisposed and cannot come to the phone.
Unwell, sometimes considered euphemistic, has a wide range of sick. When ever she feels unwell she takes pills.

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