doença

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Portuguese[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese doença, from Latin dolentia, from dolēns (suffering), corresponding to doer (to hurt) +‎ -ença.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

doença f (plural doenças)

  1. illness; disease; ailment (an abnormal medical condition)
    Synonyms: enfermidade, mal (only in names), moléstia, maladia
  2. (uncountable) illness; disease (a state of bad health)
    Synonyms: enfermidade
  3. (figuratively) illness; disease (abnormal condition or attitude)
    Synonyms: mal, aflição