1 state of being ill
ADJ. chronic, long, long-term
SICKNESS + NOUN absence | allowance, benefit | insurance | rate
PREP. due to/owing to/through ~ The Personnel Department keeps a record of employees absent through sickness.
VERB + SICKNESS suffer (from)
SICKNESS + VERB rise The sickness rose inside him.
PHRASES a feeling of sickness Several workers complained of feelings of sickness and headaches.
3 particular type of illness
ADJ. acute, chronic | air, car, motion, travel | altitude/mountain, decompression, radiation, sleeping > Special page at ILLNESS