SICKNESS in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of SICKNESS
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sickness
 n.  state in ill health; disease
Example Sentence: (57 in 4 pages)
1  Study sickness while you are well.
2  By the side of sickness health becomes sweet.
3  The Personnel Department keeps a record of employees absent through sickness.
4  Stress is often a factor in the development of long-term sickness.
5  This national fund pays for welfare benefits such as unemployment and sickness pay.
6  Health is not valued till sickness comes.
7  I was afraid the sickness had sapped my strength.
8  The relation between alcohol consumption and sickness absence will be reported elsewhere.
9  He decided to sham sickness to get out of going to school.
10  Each year more than two million people visit a doctor for dizziness, and an untold number suffer with motion sickness.
11  An airsickness bag is a bag commonly provided to passengers onboard airplanes and boats to collect and contain vomit in the case of motion sickness.
12  It shivered in my heart, like a suffering child in a cold cradle; sickness and anguish had seized it.
13  I'm absolutely sick to death of it.
14  He got sick of hanging around waiting for me.
15  Your job won't take care of you when you are sick.
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  I don't know anybody round here's had more sickness than Zeena.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In VIII
2  By contrast with his own miserable existence, they were well-fed, well-clothed and looked after in sickness and old age.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
3  The people of the town were suffering hardship, privation, sickness and death as severely as the rest of the Confederacy; but Atlanta, the city, had gained rather than lost as a result of the war.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
4  I told them there was sickness in the house, the typhoid, and it was death to move them.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
5  This was the end of the road, quivering old age, sickness, hungry mouths, helpless hands plucking at her skirts.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
6  She felt a pang of almost physical sickness at the thought of so much money.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVI
7  Carol worried about their struggle, but she forgot it in the stress of sickness and fear.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
8  The period of daily sickness crawled into an endless time of boredom.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XX
9  Everybody that go near that camp catch the sickness but me and the priest.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: XV
10  His toes stuck out of his shoes, and he hadn't shaved for a long while, and his eyes was awful red and wild, like he had some sickness.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: VI
11  Grandmother Majauszkiene had lived in the midst of misfortune so long that it had come to be her element, and she talked about starvation, sickness, and death as other people might about weddings and holidays.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 6
12  I was exceedingly feeble; made so as much by the kicks and blows which I received, as by the severe fit of sickness to which I had been subjected.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
13  He had rid himself of the red sickness of battle.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 24
14  With a deadly sickness at her heart, she remembered how he had looked at Emmeline's hands, and lifted up her curly hair, and pronounced her a first-rate article.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXX
15  He has undergone hardship and sickness, as his haggard face says clearly.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER II. THE SCIENCE OF DEDUCTION