Definitions of ill

  1. Worst.
  2. Whatever annoys or impairs happiness, or prevents success; evil of any kind; misfortune; calamity; disease; pain; as, the ills of humanity.
  3. Whatever is contrary to good, in a moral sense; wickedness; depravity; iniquity; wrong; evil.
  4. Misfortune; disease; anything that prevents what is good; something morally bad; mischief.
  5. Evil: wickedness: misfortune.
  6. Evil; misfortune; wickedness.
  7. Anything bad; injury; harm; misfortune.
  8. Wickedness; evil; misfortune.
  9. with difficulty or inconvenience; scarcely or hardly; " we can ill afford to buy a new car just now"
  10. In a ill manner; badly; weakly.
  11. Not well; not easily.
  12. Not well: not rightly: with difficulty.
  13. With difficulty; hardly.
  14. As the first element of a compound, signifying " a negation" or " some bad quality connected with it"; not well; badly.
  15. distressing; " ill manners"; " of ill repute"
  16. resulting in suffering or adversity; " ill effects"; " it's an ill wind that blows no good"
  17. indicating hostility or enmity; " you certainly did me an ill turn"; " ill feelings"; " ill will"
  18. Contrary to good, in a physical sense; contrary or opposed to advantage, happiness, etc.; bad; evil; unfortunate; disagreeable; unfavorable.
  19. Contrary to good, in a moral sense; evil; wicked; wrong; iniquitious; naughtly; bad; improper.
  20. Sick; indisposed; unwell; diseased; disordered; as, ill of a fever.
  21. Not according with rule, fitness, or propriety; incorrect; rude; unpolished; inelegant.
  22. Bad or evil; contrary to good; causing or attended by evil or suffering; in a bad or disordered state physically or morally; sick; diseased; unfriendly; not proper; unskilful; vicious.
  23. When compounded with other words, expresses badness of quality or condition.
  24. Bad; sick.
  25. Badly; wrongly.
  26. Bad or evil; contrary to good; producing evil; cross; diseased; sick or indisposed; suggestive of evil; unfavourable; rude; unpolished; not proper.
  27. Bad; evil; contrary to good; unfortunate; unfavourable; sick; unwell; cross; surly.