Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Affected with disease.
  • adj. Unsound or disordered.

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  • adj. Affected with or suffering from disease.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Afflicted with disease.

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  • adj. caused by or altered by or manifesting disease or pathology

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Examples

  • But the diseases are breaking out fast and time is running out: the team must try to stem the tide of infection in diseased areas while developing cures.

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  • On a good day they may earn $3, which just supports a meagre existence in diseased, malarial slums.

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  • I therefore consider that had not the passenger Vessels brought so many infected persons among us, that the town might have been but little diseased from the mere influence of season & the habits of the people.

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  • Regions within diseased brains have a characteristic porous and spongy appearance, evidence of extensive nerve cell death, and affected individuals exhibit neurological symptoms including impaired muscle control, loss of mental acuity, memory loss and insomnia.

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  • There proved to be some highly interesting things about this uneven mixing in diseased lungs.

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  • In certain diseased states much less heat is produced than in health; and there is a constant tendency to the decline and ultimate extinction of the vital powers by the call made upon them to sustain the heat of the body.

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  • On the leaves are spots or lesions, -- injured or "diseased" -- infected with the apple-scab fungus.

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  • Dr. Russo’s group has been working on human tissue to more clearly define the abnormalities of Jagged1 and Notch2 in diseased livers.

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  • There are in the human body these two kinds of love, which are confessedly different and unlike, and being unlike, they have loves and desires which are unlike; and the desire of the healthy is one, and the desire of the diseased is another; and as

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  • ... and help set up with the ashes of the diseased ... HF 25

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