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unwell

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Pronunciation: /ʌnˈwɛl
 
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Definition of unwell in English:

adjective

Ill: he was admitted to hospital for tests after feeling unwell
More example sentences
  • I think there are a whole lot more good people in the world than there are people who are mentally unwell.
  • He was full of humor, as I say, even though I saw him last time and he was obviously very unwell.
  • By the time he reached Portbou he was unwell, indigent and running for his life.
Synonyms
ill, sick, poorly, indisposed, ailing, not (very) well, not oneself, not in good shape, in a bad way, out of sorts, not up to par, under/below par, peaky, liverish, queasy, nauseous;
British off, off colour
informal under the weather, not up to snuff, funny, peculiar, crummy, lousy, rough
British informal ropy, grotty
Scottish informal wabbit
Australian/New Zealand informal crook
vulgar slang crappy
dated queer, seedy

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