Translation of sickness in Spanish:


enfermedad, n.

Pronunciation /ˈsɪknəs//ˈsɪknəs/


  • 1literary

    enfermedad feminine
    before noun sickness insurance seguro de enfermedad masculine
    • When it came to injuries and minor sicknesses, I trusted him with my life.
    • Nurses, doctors and management professionals are needed, particularly those with a background in foreign affairs, languages and tropical sicknesses.
    • In the mountains, lots of fluid helps your body adjust to changing altitudes and prevents associated sicknesses, headaches, and pulmonary edema.
    • Water-related diseases cause 80 percent of all the world's sicknesses, in the forms of hepatitis A, malaria, diarrhea, dysentery and schistosomiasis.
    • The unit also deals with more mundane sicknesses, like cases of diarrhea.
    • Right here at home, ‘country’ people have a lot of bush remedies for various sicknesses.
    • The demands for care that are reported are primarily visits to the doctor because of respiratory and digestive sicknesses and accidents.
    • Many a time I found myself aghast at some of the personal details these writers exposed about their lives - drug use, fighting sicknesses such as Cancer or AIDS or their revelations of family issues or other domestic crises.
    • Between bearing children and enduring lingering sicknesses, Susanna was unable to do much to supplement his income.
    • Viruses are responsible for some minor sicknesses like colds or chickenpox as well as extremely serious diseases like smallpox or HIV / AIDS.
    • Antibiotics are strong medicines used to treat sicknesses called infections.
    • Dressed up as HIV / AIDS, a variety of old sicknesses have been reclassified.
    • Is this a consequence of sicknesses like AIDS and/or moral/sexual repression?
    • During the conflict, frostbite, sun-burn, and other high-altitude sicknesses caused large numbers of casualties.
    • Farmers living in fumigated areas complain of myriad sicknesses, including skin problems and birth defects.
    • The British Medical Journal said recently a poll of its readers had identified almost 200 conditions that are not real sicknesses.
    • If soldiers use improper or worn clothing for even a short time, the chance of developing altitude and cold-related sicknesses increases significantly.
    • Europeans say use condoms, but there are sexual sicknesses that condoms cannot stop.
    • Aging has always been the cause of many sicknesses, including arthritis.
    • And you find you can't eliminate all the pests in the world, nor can you eliminate the pests in your own body, like cancers and other sicknesses.
  • 2

    (being ill)
    inform your employer of your sickness as soon as possible comunique a su empleador que está enfermo lo antes posible
    • Sixty-one years ago, they promised to love each other in sickness and health.
    • So football imitates life and the healthiest managerial marriages are those that stick together in sickness and in health, for richer, for poorer.
    • Pregnancy sickness, even severe sickness, is not associated with any harm to your baby.
    • Mine. I promised to care for her, in sickness and in health, and she promised not to die again without ample warning.
    • In sickness and in more sickness by the light of that wonderful bubble, the moon
    • Undoubtedly, new genetics are set to enrich our knowledge of human behavior in sickness and in health.
    • It used to be known as altitude sickness or tropical sickness, but it seems to be more and more prevalent.
    • He had made a vow to his wife, in sickness and in health.
    • They paid out sums to meet losses of earnings and health care expenses arising from sickness or injury at work.
    • We are all being encouraged to make private provision for education, unemployment, sickness, health and retirement.
    • They might get signs of sickness like headache, dizziness, faintness, weakness or a choking feeling.
    • Whether in sickness or in health, weakness or strength, every one is of infinite value before God and must be treated as such.
    • For doctors, the noises made by the body the heart, breath, and bowel sounds are clues to its health or sickness.
    • You have a severe headache with fever, sickness and possibly a rash.
    • There are the usual migraine symptoms - headache, sickness, sensitivity to light, but there are no aura symptoms.
    • Her special interests include the role of the spiritual dimension in all kinds of healing, and the body-mind link in sickness and health.
    • People who can control their own diabetes save themselves a great deal of sickness.
    • John looked deep into Anne's eyes as he promised to remain true through sickness and health.
    • Further it would have been possible to ensure that there was some cover when one of the jobsharers was on holiday or absent on account of sickness.
    • Just what does for better or for worse, in sickness and in health mean anyway?
  • 3

    (nausea) náuseas feminine
    (vomiting) vómitos masculine
    a feeling of sickness una sensación de náusea(s)
    • car/air/travel sickness mareo
    • Now people who have suffered from diarrhoea or sickness within 48 hours of their intended visit to the hospital have been urged to stay away.
    • She is in her eighties, and suffering from sickness and diarrhoea.
    • Bites from snakes can also contain venom, causing the symptoms of diarrhoea and sickness.
    • Just as she closed the door she felt a wave of sickness wash over her.
    • A knock to the head can cause symptoms such as loss of consciousness, light-headedness, dizziness, nausea, and sickness.
    • Hepatitis A is a viral infection that causes fever, sickness, stomach pain, vomiting and eventually jaundice.
    • Lauren runs over to her mother and puts a hand to her mouth, hoping to stop the feeling of sickness that is washing over her.
    • The arrested man vomited up blood, not drugs, and suffered diarrhoea and sickness for a week following this incident.
    • Tasting as bad as it looked it was hard to swallow and even then it hit his stomach hard washing waves of sickness through him.
    • With this regimen, he had diarrhoea and sickness, and the acute attacks of gout continued.
    • The fact that father's sickness was exacerbated if not caused by over-indulgence in Mekhong is neither here nor there.
    • York District Hospital managers today appealed for visitors who have suffered sickness and diarrhoea to stay away from its grounds.
    • Her problems started when young thirteen year old Ann was sent home from Clough House suffering sickness.
    • They were very ill when they were born and suffered from sickness and diarrhoea.
    • There may also be nausea, sickness or diarrhoea, and a feeling of exhaustion.
    • The tot had been suffering from sickness and a cold and had been closely watched by his parents throughout the night.
    • She said he had suffered sickness and diarrhoea the day before he died.
    • There are also more immediate benefits such as prevention of nausea and sickness caused by iron overload.
    • A wave of sickness washed over Aydah as he realized that what she was saying was absolutely true.
    • All the children were suffering from sickness, vomiting and twitching.