ill-being


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ill-be·ing

(ĭl′bē′ĭng)
n.
Lack of prosperity, happiness, or health.
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ill′-be′ing



n.
a state of lacking health, solvency, or contentment.
[1830–40]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ill-being - lack of prosperity or happiness or health
miserableness, misery, wretchedness - a state of ill-being due to affliction or misfortune; "the misery and wretchedness of those slums is intolerable"
adversity, hard knocks, hardship - a state of misfortune or affliction; "debt-ridden farmers struggling with adversity"; "a life of hardship"
eudaemonia, eudaimonia, upbeat, wellbeing, well-being, welfare - a contented state of being happy and healthy and prosperous; "the town was finally on the upbeat after our recent troubles"
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Abdullah Zaki, while expressing disappointment over two percent allocation to the education sector of Pakistan, said that this was the main reasons for all the ill-beings faced by the country today.