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  • noun Plural form of sickness.

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Examples

  • If you have over a million dollars in sicknesses over your lifetime, the insurance company can - and will - cut you off.

    Last Call

  • However, and I can't speak about this on an authoritative manner or on a scientific matter, I have heard from some people that their sicknesses might be the result of some kind of chemical reaction that occurs when this mail is irradiated and it hits the paper and hits the plastic.

    CNN Transcript Feb 5, 2002

  • It is the blessed power of God, given to the man who believes and who was baptised in the Name of Jesus Christ, or in that of the Holy Trinity — the power that cleanses, sanctifies, enlightens, that helps in doing good and withdraws from evil, that comforts and gives courage in misfortunes, sorrows and sicknesses, that is a pledge of receiving the everlasting blessings, prepared by God in heaven for His chosen ones.

    My Life in Christ, or Moments of Spiritual Serenity and Contemplation, of Reverent Feeling, of Earnest Self-Amendment, and of Peace in God

  • Officials from the casino claim that the cause for the sicknesses is a norovirus.

    Gambling News

  • But he uses "sicknesses" figuratively for sins, the cause of them.

    Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

  • Baer saw an opportunity to use art and media as a way to connect health issues (such as sicknesses encountered by those with HIV) and social issues (like orphaned children having to look after their siblings). filmmaker tackles Himalayan trek in a sneak-peek documentary showing at CC First Friday of every month, 5-8 p.m. Back in black

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  • Nobody could avoid all this kind of sicknesses or their causes.

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  • Patient is supposed to know what kind of sicknesses he gets and find a right "doctor" for it.

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  • One of the great American cultural "sicknesses" is workaholism and freneticism / multitasking, even in our private lives.

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  • But we will hear about their supposed 'sicknesses' and we will hear more liberal hand-wringing about how the 'mental health system' has to identify and treat such people before they act out.

    Vanishing American

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