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[mass noun] Poor physical or mental condition:‘the president was absent due to ill health’
- ‘He resigned earlier this year and has so far refused to appear before the tribunal due to ill health.’
- ‘If you find that, due to ill health, you are unable to continue working there are limited options open to us.’
- ‘Mr Martin said that he understood that the proposal related only to employees retiring on grounds of ill health.’
- ‘Obesity has a colossal impact on physical, mental, and social ill health in many parts of the world.’
- ‘A lot of companies are losing a lot of money due to ill health because health and safety is not properly valued.’
- ‘He had been a Church of England priest for 25 years before retiring due to ill health in November.’
- ‘His wife, Kath, resigned last August due to ill health after serving the same ward for two years.’
- ‘Due to her ill health the premises was sold, and the family moved out the road to a house in Castledurrow.’
- ‘Some historians suggest that the move was largely due to ill health, perhaps caused by over-work.’
- ‘Infection by pathogenic parasites may be a symptom of ill health, rather than the simple or single cause.’
- ‘Patients with schizophrenia suffer from increased physical ill health and excess mortality.’
- ‘I had not been checking the accounts properly which as chairman I should have done, due to ill health.’
- ‘We were sent letters from the school which said he was retiring due to ill health.’
- ‘I swam at national level and retired due to injury and severe ill health.’
- ‘She was dismissed because she exceeded the number of days off which could be taken on the grounds of ill health.’
- ‘I was in hospital due to ill health and then I had three deaths in the family.’
- ‘I believe that the world community genuinely wants to alleviate the true causes of ill health and disease.’
- ‘Tommy was a carpenter at an early age, but due to ill health was forced to return for some years.’
- ‘They say one in five British children now suffers from mental ill health, much of it stress-related.’
- ‘He started out as a boy and toured the world and ended up retiring to own a magic shop in Blackpool due to ill health.’
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