Definition of ills

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • ills is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 4
  • ills is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 4
  • ills is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 6

Definition of ills


  • affected by an impairment of normal physical or mental function (adjective)

    Examples

    1. ill from the monotony of his suffering

    Synonyms

    1. sick
  • an often persistent bodily disorder or disease; a cause for complaining (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. ailment
    2. complaint
  • presaging ill fortune (adjective)

    Examples

    1. ill omens
    2. ill predictions

    Synonyms

    1. inauspicious
    2. ominous
  • (`ill' is often used as a combining form) in a poor or improper or unsatisfactory manner; not well (adverb)

    Examples

    1. he was ill prepared
    2. it ill befits a man to betray old friends
    3. ill-fitting clothes
    4. an ill-conceived plan

    Synonyms

    1. badly
    2. poorly
  • unfavorably or with disapproval (adverb)

    Examples

    1. tried not to speak ill of the dead

    Synonyms

    1. badly
  • distressing (adjective)

    Examples

    1. ill manners
    2. of ill repute
  • indicating hostility or enmity (adjective)

    Examples

    1. you certainly did me an ill turn
    2. ill feelings
    3. ill will
  • resulting in suffering or adversity (adjective)

    Examples

    1. ill effects
    2. it's an ill wind that blows no good

See definition of ills in Merriam Webster

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