lack of prosperity or happiness or health
- You must allow for his being ill.
- My mother being ill, I looked after her.
- My mother being ill, I stayed home from school.
- Being ill, I stayed at home all day long.
- Not being careful of his health, he fell ill.
- Nobody likes being spoken ill of behind his back.
- My mother being ill, I couldn't go to the concert.
- After being ill for a long time, Jane turned into a couch potato.
- I was unable to leave home last Saturday, with my mother being ill.
- I never heard you speak ill of a human being in your life.
- The best thing in the world for a man is to choose a good wife, the worst being to mistakenly choose an ill-suited one.