Definitions For Ill

noun

  • An often persistent bodily disorder or disease; a cause for complaining
  • Bad or unlucky things
  • A sickness or disease
  • Troubles or problems

adjective

  • Presaging ill fortune
  • Distressing
  • Resulting in suffering or adversity
  • Indicating hostility or enmity

adjective

  • Affected by an impairment of normal physical or mental function

adverb

  • (ill' is often used as a combining form) in a poor or improper or unsatisfactory manner; not well
  • With difficulty or inconvenience; scarcely or hardly
  • Unfavorably or with disapproval

verb

  • In a bad or imperfect way
  • In an unfavorable or unkind way

Is Ill a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Scrabble
3
Words with Friends
5

The word Ill is worth 3 points in Scrabble and 5 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Ill in a Sentence

  • That dog can eat almost anything with no ill effects.
  • They had been subjected to months of ill treatment.
  • He is being ill served by his advisers.
  • Please don't think ill of me.
  • He was a good man who never spoke ill of anyone.
  • Chicken pox and the other ills that were once a fixture of childhood
  • Idealistic people who try to cure all of our society's ills

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