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Definition of "diseased" []

  • Affected with disease. (adjective)
  • Unsound or disordered. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "diseased" in a sentence
  • "But the diseases are breaking out fast and time is running out: the team must try to stem the tide of infection in diseased areas while developing cures."
  • "On a good day they may earn $3, which just supports a meagre existence in diseased, malarial slums."
  • "I therefore consider that had not the passenger Vessels brought so many infected persons among us, that the town might have been but little diseased from the mere influence of season & the habits of the people."