3 Letters
2 Consonants
1 Vowels
1 Syllables
Types Of Speech
You can use ill as a article, noun, adverb or as a adjective satellite in a sentence.
About Ill
A 1 syllables article and 3 letters with the letters i, and l, 2 consonants, 1 vowels and 1 syllables with the middle letter l. Ill starts with a vowel and ends in a consonant with the starting letters i, il, and the ending characters are l, ll, . Ill is also a double consonant (ll) word. View the double consonant words list.
Definition
An often persistent bodily disorder or disease; a cause for complaining
Origin/Roots
Middle English
School Grade
Ill is set as a kindergarten word that starts with i, ends with l, 1 syllables, 1 vowels and 3 letters.
Scrabble
Is ill a scrabble word? A 3 point word in scrabble. Check the word games tab below for probability, odds and more.
Pig Latin
Ill in Pig Latin is said as "illay or illway".
Unigram
i | l | l
Bigram
il | ll
Trigram
ill
Word Gram
Noun Examples
an often persistent bodily disorder or disease;
a cause for complaining
Adjective Satellite Examples
presaging ill-fortune;
"ill omens";
"ill predictions";
"my words with inauspicious thunderings shook heaven"- P.B.Shelley;
"a dead and ominous silence prevailed";
"a by-election at a time highly unpropitious for the Government"
distressing;
"ill manners";
"of ill repute"
resulting in suffering or adversity;
"ill effects";
"it's an ill wind that blows no good"
indicating hostility or enmity;
"you certainly did me an ill turn";
"ill feelings";
"ill will"
Article Examples
not in good physical or mental health;
"ill from the monotony of his suffering"
Adverb Examples
(`ill' is often used as a combining form) in a poor or improper or unsatisfactory manner;
not well;
"he was ill prepared";
"it ill befits a man to betray old friends";
"the car runs badly";
"he performed badly on the exam";
"the team played poorly";
"ill
with difficulty or inconvenience;
scarcely or hardly;
"we can ill afford to buy a new car just now"
unfavorably or with disapproval;
"tried not to speak ill of the dead";
"thought badly of him for his lack of concern"

Synonyms (Cognitive Synonyms) For "Ill"

There are 424 synonyms available. These are cognitive relationship words which is to say they have a similar meaning, mean the same thing, or have close definition and relationship to ill.

SynonymDefinition
Abnormalitybehavior that breaches the rule or etiquette or custom or morality
Abominationan action that is vicious or vile
an action that arouses disgust or abhorence
"his treatment of the children is an abomination"
Acute Disease
Adversein an opposing direction
"adverse currents"
"a contrary wind"
Affectiona positive feeling of liking
"he had trouble expressing the affection he felt"
"the child won everyone''s heart"
Affectionatenessa quality proceeding from feelings of affection or love
Afflictiona condition of suffering or distress due to ill health
Agitationthe act of agitating something
causing it to move around (usually vigorously)
Ailingsomewhat ill or prone to illness
"my poor ailing grandmother"
"feeling a bit indisposed today"
"you look a little peaked"
"feeling poorly"
"a sickly child"
"is unwell and can''t come to work"
Ailmentan often persistent bodily disorder or disease
a cause for complaining

View all cognitive synonyms for Ill

Anagrams

There are 1 anagrams from ill.

Anagram Definition
Illan often persistent bodily disorder or disease
a cause for complaining

View English words with the unique letters used in ill. Words With The Letters Il

Derives

Ill derives from 4 words.

Word Definition
Afflictcause bodily suffering to
Ailaromatic bulb used as seasoning
Paina somatic sensation of acute discomfort
"as the intensity increased the sensation changed from tickle to pain"
Troublean effort that is inconvenient
"I went to a lot of trouble"
"he won without any trouble"
"had difficulty walking"
"finished the test only with great difficulty"

Hypernyms

Ill has 2 hypernyms.

Word Definition
Disordera disturbance of the peace or of public order
Upsetan improbable and unexpected victory
"the biggest upset since David beat Goliath"

Hyponyms

There are 3 hyponyms for ill

Word Definition
Kinetosisthe state of being dizzy or nauseated because of the motions that occur while traveling in or on a moving vehicle
Motion Sickness
Pipa radar echo displayed so as to show the position of a reflecting surface

Names With The Word "Ill"

980 names are spelled with ill.

NameMaleFemale
LillianYesYes
LillieNoYes
WillieYesYes
MillieYesYes
TillieYesYes

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Words To Word lists That The Word Ill Can Be Found In.

There are 1 lists where other users have said ill applies to.

TitleTypeDescription
Negative FeelingsDescribe illA word list of negative feeling words and the best English words to describe negative emotions. Emotional negative words... read more

The word games Words With Friends, 4pics1Word, Word Chums, and Jumble which is by far one of the most successful of the word games. Jumble was created in 1954 - below, you will find the most unscrambled letters for each descramble word game that others have solved or decoded to make the word ill.

Is ill a scrabble word or can you use ill in Words With Friends? The probability of getting this word in scrabble is 1 out of every 2994 games and in Words With Friends it's 1 out of every 3794 games. This 3 letter 3 point scrabble word can be rearranged 3 ways. What other words can be made with the letters i, and l? There's 650 with 5 letters or less with the letters i, and l. Here is a list of 25 to try to get you more points.

WordScrabbleWords With FriendsWord Chums4Pics1WordJumble
Life (4 letters) 7 +4 8 +3 lief
Slip (4 letters) 6 +3 8 +3 lips
Spill (5 letters) 7 +4 10 +5 spill
Fling (5 letters) 9 +6 12 +7 fling
Flip (4 letters) 9 +6 11 +6 flip
Lift (4 letters) 7 +4 8 +3 lift
Liner (5 letters) 5 +2 7 +2 lirne
Clip (4 letters) 8 +5 11 +6 clip
Flit (4 letters) 7 +4 8 +3 lift
Exile (5 letters) 12 +9 13 +8 eeilx
Broil (5 letters) 7 +4 9 +4 broil
Limp (4 letters) 8 +5 11 +6 limp
Glide (5 letters) 7 +4 9 +4 glide
Sail (4 letters) 4 +1 5 sail
Climb (5 letters) 11 +8 15 +10 climb
Slide (5 letters) 6 +3 7 +2 slide
Twirl (5 letters) 8 +5 9 +4 ilrtw
Whirl (5 letters) 11 +8 11 +6 whirl
Tilt (4 letters) 4 +1 5 tilt
Mill (4 letters) 6 +3 9 +4 illm
Wilt (4 letters) 7 +4 8 +3 wilt
Split (5 letters) 7 +4 9 +4 split
Flirt (5 letters) 8 +5 9 +4 flirt
Lindy (5 letters) 9 +6 10 +5 lindy
Bill (4 letters) 6 +3 9 +4 bill





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