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ill

(Bad), adjective adverse, antagonistic, baleful, belligerent, calamitous, cantankerous, corrupt, crabbed, crabby, cross, damaging, degenerate, deleterious, depraved, destructive, detrimental, evil, fell, fractious, harm, harmful, hostile, hurtful, immoral, inauspicious, infelicitous, iniquitous, injurious, insult, irascible, irritable, low, mean, mischief, nefarious, nocuous, pernicious, ruinous, sinful, snappish, snappy, sullen, trouble, unfavorable, unfriendly, unkind, unkindly, unlucky, unpromising, unpropitious, wicked, wrong

ill

(Sick), adjective afflicted, ailing, bedridden, diseased, feeble, feverish, has a medical condition, in the hospital, indisposed, infirm, laid up, malady, not feeling well, not up to snuff, not well, on the sick list, out of commission, under the weather, weak
Associated concepts: fee for service, health care
See also: pain, trouble, unsound
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Although he denied any policy differences with Mr Howard, Mr Curry had written articles in the past which supported regional government and he had appeared ill-at-ease with his party's hostility to the idea.
Both actors project the ill-at-ease uncertainty of two adults who truly do not know each other anymore.
The comedy, after all, has a couple of sparky female characters and its hero is an obnoxious man, one Marlow, who is charming to his peers and rude to those he thinks beneath him and, more interestingly, ill-at-ease with ladies of his own class but only too willing to sexually harass the lower orders.
With Tchaikovsky so obviously ill-at-ease with the confrontational heroics of the piano concerto format, we wonder why he had three goes at it.
Most of Linton's folktales take place in an island village setting, but even the inner city becomes murky and ghostly as its new, ill-at-ease resident tries to adjust.
It is particularly striking to read, in the wake of the 2000 election, a book about a third party Presidential candidate who denounced the two lookalike, corporate-dominated parties, who was accused of stealing votes from the Democrats, who was a public intellectual and policy expert advocating protections for ordinary citizens against the predations of global capitalism, who wore rumpled suits, was a workaholic, a visionary, ill-at-ease in snobby Washington society, who galvanized the left, infuriated liberals, and ultimately got 2.
Sparky the schnauser no longer at chase and ill-at-ease in the kennel
But They Remain Ill-at-ease with Many Aspects of the Present Debate