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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
ill /il/
  • tính từ
    • đau yếu, ốm
      • to be seriously ill: bị ốm nặng
      • to fall ill; to be taken ill: bị ốm
      • to look ill: trông có vẻ ốm
    • xấu, tồi, kém; ác
      • ill health: sức khoẻ kém
      • ill fame: tiếng xấu
      • ill management: sự quản lý (trông nom) kém
    • không may, rủi
      • ill fortune: vận rủi
    • (từ cổ,nghĩa cổ) khó
      • ill to please: khó chiều
    • ill weeds grow apace
      • cái xấu lan nhanh, thói xấu dễ bắt chước
    • it's an ill wind that blows nobody good
      • điều không làm lợi cho ai là điều xấu
  • phó từ ((từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ) (cũng) illy)
    • xấu, tồi, kém; sai; ác
      • to behave ill: xử sự xấu
    • khó chịu
      • don't take it ill: đừng nên lấy cái đó làm khó chịu, đừng nên bực mình vì cái đó
      • ill at ease: không thoải mái
    • không lợi, không may, rủi cho
      • to go ill with someone: rủi cho ai, không lợi cho ai
    • khó mà, hầu như, không thể
      • I could ill afford it: tôi khó mà có thể cáng đáng nổi cái đó
  • danh từ
    • điều xấu, việc ác, điều hại
    • (số nhiều) những vụ rủi ro, những điều bất hạnh
Concise Dictionary
+an often persistent bodily disorder or disease; a cause for complaining
+affected by an impairment of normal physical or mental function
+resulting in suffering or adversity
+indicating hostility or enmity
+presaging ill fortune
+(`ill' is often used as a combining form) in a poor or improper or unsatisfactory manner; not well
+unfavorably or with disapproval
+with difficulty or inconvenience; scarcely or hardly

Thesaurus Dictionary
1 ailing, unsound, sick, indisposed, infirm, unhealthy, in a bad way, diseased, afflicted, in bad health, sickly, unwell, not well, out of commission; invalided, valetudinarian; Colloq under the weather, in a bad way, poorly, not up to snuff, out of sorts, on the sick-list, off one's feed, Slang Brit dicky, seedy:
Call a doctor - this man is ill. I was rather ill last night after eating that fish mousse
2 bad, wicked, sinful, evil, iniquitous, immoral, depraved, vicious, vile, wrong, corrupt:
Police raided several houses of ill repute.
3 hostile, unfriendly, antagonistic, belligerent, malevolent, malicious, ill-wishing, unkind(ly), harsh, cruel:
The reading of the bequests sparked ill will amongst the heirs.
4 harmful, hurtful, injurious, detrimental, damaging, pernicious, dangerous, adverse, deleterious, baleful, bad, unfavourable, destructive, disastrous, catastrophic, ruinous, cataclysmic:
He suffered no lasting ill effects from the accident.
5 bad, miserable, wretched, disastrous, unfavourable, unpropitious, untoward, disturbing, unfortunate, unlucky, inauspicious, ominous, unpromising, sinister, unwholesome:
Ill fortune led Ulysses to our isle. It is an ill wind that blows nobody good.
6 ill at ease. uncomfortable, discomfited, uneasy, edgy, on edge, fidgety, nervous, anxious, disturbed, distressed, troubled, awkward, unsure, uncertain:
I felt ill at ease in the presence of so august a personage.
7 evil, abuse:
Speak no ill of her in my home!
8 harm, damage, injury, hurt, mischief, trouble, misfortune, misery, affliction, pain, distress, woe, woefulness, discomfort, unpleasantness, disaster, catastrophe, cataclysm, calamity, adversity, damage, suffering, ruin, destruction:
You will be held responsible if any ill befalls the children.
9 injustice, inequity, wrong, evil, sin, transgression, abuse, mistreatment, maltreatment:
He entered politics hoping to cure some of society's ills.
10 badly, adversely, unfavourably, poorly, inauspiciously, unfortunately, unluckily:
Don't speak ill of the dead.
11 badly, adversely, unfavourably, critically, harshly, unkindly:
Please don't think ill of me for failing to attend your wedding.
12 unkindly, harshly, unfairly, unjustly, improperly, badly, wrongly, wrongfully, unsatisfactorily, poorly, malevolently, maliciously:
He insists that he was ill-treated when in prison.
13 scarcely, hardly, by no means, in no way:
It ill behoves you to criticize other people's English.
Advanced English Dictionary
adjective, adverb, noun
+ adjective
1 (especially BrE) (AmE usually sick) [not usually before noun] suffering from an illness or disease; not feeling well: Her father is seriously ill in St Luke's hospital. + She was taken ill suddenly. + We both started to feel ill shortly after the meal. + Uncle Harry is terminally ill with cancer (= he will die from his illness). + the mentally ill (= people with a mental illness) + (written) He fell ill and died soon after.
See also - ILLNESS
2 [usually before noun] bad or harmful: He resigned because of ill health (= he was often ill). + She suffered no ill effects from the experience. + a woman of ill repute (= considered to be immoral)
3 (formal) that brings, or is thought to bring, bad luck: a bird of ill omen
Idioms: ill at ease feeling uncomfortable and embarrassed: I felt ill at ease in such formal clothes.
it's an ill wind (that blows nobody any good) (saying) no problem is so bad that it does not bring some advantage to sb
more at FEELING
+ adverb
1 (especially in compounds) badly or in an unpleasant way: The animals had been grossly ill-treated.
2 (formal) badly; not in a satisfactory way: They live in an area ill served by public transport.
3 (formal) only with difficulty: We're wasting valuable time, time we can ill afford. + I can ill afford the time or the money for a holiday.
Idioms: speak / think ill of sb (formal) to say or think bad things about sb: Don't speak ill of the dead.
+ noun
1 [usually pl.] (formal) a problem or harmful thing; an illness: social / economic ills + the ills of the modern world
2 [U] (literary) harm; bad luck: I may not like him, but I wish him no ill.
Collocation Dictionary


be, feel, look | become, be taken, fall, get | make sb
I can't eat bananas. They make me ill.


critically, dangerously, desperately, extremely, gravely, really, seriously, severely, terribly, very
His mother is seriously ill in hospital.
| almost
Robyn was almost ill with excitement and outrage.
| pretty, quite, rather, slightly | genuinely | violently
She was taken violently ill and had to be put to bed.
| acutely | chronically
chronically ill patients
| fatally, incurably, mortally, terminally
a hospice for the terminally ill
| mentally, physically
the problems faced by mentally ill people

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