Grammar Patterns

N among pl-n

The 'illness' group

These nouns refer to illness or death.
The study finds that smoking-related deaths among women in the United States and other industrialized nations are rising.
He says common illnesses among patients are bronchitis, laryngitis, conjunctivitis and sinusitis.
  • cancer
  • death
  • disease
  • illness
  • mortality
  • stress
  • suicide
  • There is also one noun, casualties, which refers to people who have been hurt.
    The government claimed there were heavy casualties among the guerrillas.

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