diseaseful

diseaseful

(dɪˈziːzfʊl)
adj
1. obsolete troublesome
2. (Medicine) affected with disease
3. (Medicine) prone to disease
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Wealth for the aEs was as much an ethical as a material possession and there are several rhetorical instances of this perspective, particularly in the extensive Instructions and Maxims set down by Ptah Hotep, vizier of King Isesi of the fifth dynasty of the Old Kingdom (circa 2540 B.C.) In one especially relevant papyrus, the Egyptians are admonished thus: If you desire your conduct to be good, to set yourself free from all that is evil, then beware of covetousness, which is a malady, diseaseful, incurable.

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