Disease vs. Decease

Disease vs. Decease — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Disease and Decease

Diseasenoun

An abnormal condition of a part, organ, or system of an organism resulting from various causes, such as infection, inflammation, environmental factors, or genetic defect, and characterized by an identifiable group of signs, symptoms, or both.

Deceaseverb

To die.

Diseasenoun

A condition or tendency, as of society, regarded as abnormal and harmful.

Deceasenoun

The act of dying; death.

Diseasenoun

(Obsolete) Lack of ease; trouble.

Deceasenoun

(formal) Death, departure from life.

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Diseasenoun

(pathology) An abnormal condition of a human, animal or plant that causes discomfort or dysfunction; distinct from injury insofar as the latter is usually instantaneously acquired.

The tomato plants had some kind of disease that left their leaves splotchy and fruit withered.

Deceaseverb

To die.

Diseasenoun

(by extension) Any abnormal or harmful condition, as of society, people's attitudes, way of living etc.

Deceasenoun

the event of dying or departure from life;

her death came as a terrible shockupon your decease the capital will pass to your grandchildren

Diseasenoun

Lack of ease; uneasiness; trouble; vexation; disquiet.

Deceaseverb

pass from physical life and lose all all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life;

She died from cancerThey children perished in the fireThe patient went peacefully
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Diseaseverb

(obsolete) To cause unease; to annoy, irritate.

Diseaseverb

To infect with a disease.

Diseasenoun

an impairment of health or a condition of abnormal functioning