Definition of diseased in English:


Syllabification: dis·eased
Pronunciation: /diˈzēzd


  • 1Suffering from disease: all the diseased cattle have been removed
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    • The only thing I can figure is that they want the diseased bison to infect cattle and thereby harm the beef industry.
    • The company has also reduced the height of the development and has introduced a tree planting scheme to replace the diseased trees already felled.
    • A City Council report says the trees were diseased meaning they had to be axed before they toppled over.
    unhealthy, ill, sick, unwell, ailing, sickly, unsound; infected, septic, contaminated, blighted, rotten, bad, abnormal
  • 1.1Abnormal and corrupt: I cannot bear your diseased view of mankind
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    • She refers to the place as a diseased blight whose continuing existence diminishes the country.
    • What the townspeople really suffer from are diseased consciences brought on by severe greed.
    • Are they the product of a diseased mind, a sick imagination, a temporary lapse of sanity?

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