sickness

sickness(
sihk
-
nuhs
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (illness)
a. la enfermedad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
No treatment has worked to cure his sickness.Ningún tratamiento ha funcionado para curar su enfermedad.
2. (nausea)
a. el mareo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Reading in the car gives me a feeling of sickness.Leer en el auto me da una sensación de mareo.
b. las náuseas
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Some pregnant women might have have morning sickness.Algunas embarazadas pueden tener náuseas del embarazo.
c. los vómitos
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
I felt a wave of sickness when I smelled it.Al olerlo sentí una oleada de vómitos.
d. las ganas de devolver
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The stench of the sewer may cause sickness.La peste de la alcantarilla puede causar ganas de devolver.
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sickness
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (illness)
a. la enfermedad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
2. (nausea)
a. el mareo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
sickness benefitsubsidio por enfermedad
sickness [ˈsɪknɪs]
noun
1 (illness) enfermedad (f)
after several months of sickness he was able to return to work después de varios meses de enfermedad pudo regresar al trabajo; in sickness and in health en la salud y en la enfermedad
there have have been several cases of sickness amongst the schoolchildren since they returned the sickness can be identified by symptoms such as fever, fast pulse...
2 (feeling of nausea) náuseas (f); (vomiting) vómitos (m)
altitude mountain sickness the (feeling of) sickness gradually passed many tourists suffered from sickness and diahorrea following the food poisoning outbreak
modifier
sickness benefit (n) subsidio (m) de enfermedad
to be on sickness benefit recibir el subsidio de enfermedad
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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