ill adj

ON illr, ill, bad, wicked, difficult, injurious.

  1. Sick; ailing.
  2. Uncomfortable; unnatural; awkward; strange; out of sorts.
  3. Sick; not well; [fig.] thirsty.
  4. Weak; disabled; indisposed; afflicted; suffering; physically unhealthy.
  5. Phrase. “ill at ease”: uneasy; uncomfortable; anxious.

ill adv

see ill, adj.

  1. Badly; poorly.
  2. Phrase. “It ill becometh me”: It makes me look bad; it does not reflect well on me; it represents me poorly.

ill n

see ill, adj.

  1. Pain; agony; distress; [fig.] evil spirit as cause of affliction.