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noun 
  1. (context, often pluralized) Trouble; distress; misfortune; adversity.
Music won't solve all the world's ills, but it can make them easier to bear.
  1. Harm or injury.
I wouldn't want you to do me .
  1. Evil; moral wrongfulness.
Sociopaths do not seem to grasp the difference between good and .
  1. A physical ailment; an illness.
I am incapacitated by rheumatism and other ills.
  1. unfavorable, Unfavorable remarks or opinions.
Do not speak of the dead.
Translations: 
  • German: íbel
adjective 
  1. Suffering from a disease.
I've been with the flu for the past few days.
  1. Having an urge to vomit.
Seeing those pictures made me .
  1. bad, Bad, often connoting abuse or neglect.
He suffered from treatment.
  1. (context, hip-hop slang) sublime, Sublime, with the connotation of being so in a singularly creative way. This sense sometimes declines in AAVE as , comparative iller, superlative illest.
Biggie Smalls is the illest / Your style is played out, like Arnold wonderin "Whatchu talkin bout, Willis?" " Biggie Smalls, The What, 1994.
  1. (slang) Extremely bad (bad enough to make one ill). Generally used indirectly with to be.
That band was .
Translations: 
  • Dutch: misselijk
  • French: mauvais , mauvaise
  • German: í¼bel
  • Italian: malato
  • Spanish: mal, mareado
adverb 
  1. Badly; very incompletely. Often hyphenated to form an adjectival phrase.
That move was -planned and -executed.
Translations: 
  • French: mal
  • Spanish: mal

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