unwellness


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unwellness

(ʌnˈwɛlnəs)
n
the quality or state of being unwell
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Noun1.unwellness - impairment of normal physiological function affecting part or all of an organismunwellness - impairment of normal physiological function affecting part or all of an organism
condition - an illness, disease, or other medical problem; "a heart condition"; "a skin condition"
health problem, ill health, unhealthiness - a state in which you are unable to function normally and without pain
ague - a fit of shivering or shaking
amyloidosis - a disorder characterized by deposit of amyloid in organs or tissues; often secondary to chronic rheumatoid arthritis or tuberculosis or multiple myeloma
anuresis, anuria - inability to urinate
catastrophic illness - severe illness requiring prolonged hospitalization or recovery; usually involves high costs for hospitals and doctors and medicines
collapse, prostration - an abrupt failure of function or complete physical exhaustion; "the commander's prostration demoralized his men"
bends, caisson disease, decompression sickness, gas embolism, aeroembolism, air embolism - pain resulting from rapid change in pressure
food poisoning, gastrointestinal disorder - illness caused by poisonous or contaminated food
lead poisoning, plumbism, saturnism - toxic condition produced by the absorption of excessive lead into the system
disease - an impairment of health or a condition of abnormal functioning
hypermotility - excessive movement; especially excessive motility of the gastrointestinal tract
indisposition - a slight illness
ozone sickness - illness that can occur to persons exposed to ozone in high-altitude aircraft; characterized by sleepiness and headache and chest pains and itchiness
toxaemia, toxaemia of pregnancy, toxemia, toxemia of pregnancy - an abnormal condition of pregnancy characterized by hypertension and edema and protein in the urine
growth - (pathology) an abnormal proliferation of tissue (as in a tumor)
health, wellness - a healthy state of wellbeing free from disease; "physicians should be held responsible for the health of their patients"
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And yet for all that unwellness he had an irrepressible spirit and he kept going.
We have just had a situation today where we will not have a full squad training as there is a little bit of unwellness in the squad, but that is just something you have to deal with when you travel and these little stomach upsets happen.
These skills allow us to enter the darkest fears human experience offers and to see through the illusions that bind our hearts in mental unwellness, confusion, and depression.
Pneumonia can be another concern for parents whose child has a bad cough, for example, but Dr Massoud points out that children with pneumonia will usually have other symptoms, including a high and/or persistent temperature, general unwellness, and fast breathing that takes extra effort.
Computer and internet glitches, visitors, others' expectations, my expectations, periods of unwellness, screeds of writing to be deleted because I have just realised what I was meant to be doing.
A 34-years-old female without any chronic disease history applied to otorhinolaryngology department with fever, throat pain, dysphagia and unwellness for 3 days.
To date, however, there has been no investigation into the relationship that physical self-concept has with psychological well-being or psychological unwellness.
If a person should experience some form of disability or disease or has not yet sufficiently taken responsibility for his/her own and others' health/well-being/wellness, a form of illness surfaces (defined in terms of the eco-systemic anthropology as unwellness, i.
That approach, simply put, is the old deconstructive two-step that opens up the premature closures of systematic understanding by insisting on a supplement or differend or punctum or lifeworld or face--that is, some symptomatic indicator, often embodied, that exceeds the conceptual framework buried in our epistemic methods, habits, biases, and common sense, thus serving first as a sign of that framework's inadequacy, its unwellness or disease, and second as a step toward a cure (even if this turns out to be simply the recognition of the disease itself).
Since ever fewer Americans take a newspaper at all, the threat of morning unwellness seems to be diminishing.
By far the most pronounced symptoms of whanau unwellness in Dogside Story can be found in an examination of Te Rua, a young man disabled physically (through the amputation of his leg) and emotionally (through the trauma of losing his same-age cousins), who acts not only as the novel's primary narrator, but whose coming-of-age story becomes the plot line out of which all of the other stories spiral.