diseased


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dis·eased

 (dĭ-zēzd′)
adj.
1. Affected with disease.
2. Unsound or disordered.

diseased

(dɪˈziːzd)
adj
(Pathology) having or affected with disease
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.diseased - caused by or altered by or manifesting disease or pathology; "diseased tonsils"; "a morbid growth"; "pathologic tissue"; "pathological bodily processes"
unhealthy - not in or exhibiting good health in body or mind; "unhealthy ulcers"

diseased

adjective
1. unhealthy, sick, infected, rotten, ailing, tainted, sickly, unwell, crook (Austral. & N.Z. informal), unsound, unwholesome Clear away dead or diseased plants.
2. sick, evil, twisted, corrupt, vicious, distorted, abnormal, perverted, impaired, warped, unhealthy, unnatural, immoral, deviant, wicked, kinky (slang), depraved, debased, debauched, aberrant, vitiated, pervy (slang), sicko (slang) the product of a diseased and evil mind
Translations

diseased

[dɪˈziːzd] ADJ [person, animal, plant] → enfermo; [tissue] → dañado, afectado; [mind] → enfermo, morboso

diseased

[dɪˈziːzd] adj
(lit) [tissue, plant, animal] → malade; [heart, kidney] → malade
(fig) [mind, imagination] → malade, dérangé(e)

diseased

adj (lit, fig)krank; tissue, plantbefallen

diseased

[dɪˈziːzd] adjmalato/a

diseased

a. enfermo-a.
References in classic literature ?
cried Hepzibah mournfully, not passionately, "it is you that are diseased in mind, not Clifford
The horses soon wear up, or get diseased, and they come for another pair.
The people of Chicago saw the government inspectors in Packingtown, and they all took that to mean that they were protected from diseased meat; they did not understand that these hundred and sixty-three inspectors had been appointed at the request of the packers, and that they were paid by the United States government to certify that all the diseased meat was kept in the state.
As before stated, she consisted of a fine figure, a pair of splendid eyes, and a hundred thousand dollars; and none of these items were precisely the ones to minister to a mind diseased.
Everybody around her believed in enchant- ments; nobody had any doubts; to doubt that a castle could be turned into a sty, and its occupants into hogs, would have been the same as my doubting among Con- necticut people the actuality of the telephone and its wonders, -- and in both cases would be absolute proof of a diseased mind, an unsettled reason.
Well, by and by the king he gets up and comes for- ward a little, and works himself up and slobbers out a speech, all full of tears and flapdoodle about its being a sore trial for him and his poor brother to lose the diseased, and to miss seeing diseased alive after the long journey of four thousand mile, but it's a trial that's sweetened and sanctified to us by this dear sym- pathy and these holy tears, and so he thanks them out of his heart and out of his brother's heart, because out of their mouths they can't, words being too weak and cold, and all that kind of rot and slush, till it was just sickening; and then he blubbers out a pious goody- goody Amen, and turns himself loose and goes to cry- ing fit to bust.
They say this wilderness is populated with a scattering few hundred thousand billions of red angels, with now and then a curiously complected DISEASED one.
First, he called a lot of them to show that there was bad blood betwixt Uncle Silas and the diseased; and they told how they had heard Uncle Silas threaten the diseased, at one time and another, and how it got worse and worse and everybody was talking about it, and how diseased got afraid of his life, and told two or three of them he was certain Uncle Silas would up and kill him some time or another.
This I learned from her benefactress; from the pious and charitable lady who adopted her in her orphan state, reared her as her own daughter, and whose kindness, whose generosity the unhappy girl repaid by an ingratitude so bad, so dreadful, that at last her excellent patroness was obliged to separate her from her own young ones, fearful lest her vicious example should contaminate their purity: she has sent her here to be healed, even as the Jews of old sent their diseased to the troubled pool of Bethesda; and, teachers, superintendent, I beg of you not to allow the waters to stagnate round her.
Wickfield, glancing helplessly and distractedly at his partner, 'that I did doubt her, and think her wanting in her duty to you; and that I did sometimes, if I must say all, feel averse to Agnes being in such a familiar relation towards her, as to see what I saw, or in my diseased theory fancied that I saw.
I cannot say whether any diseased affection of the heart caused her lips to be parted as if she were panting, and her face to bear a curious expression of suddenness and flutter; but I know that I had been to see Macbeth at the theatre, a night or two before, and that her face looked to me as if it were all disturbed by fiery air, like the faces I had seen rise out of the Witches' caldron.
Nine out of ten of them are diseased creatures, just sane enough to trade on their own neuroses.