diseased person

Definitions of diseased person
  1. noun
    a person suffering from an illness
    synonyms: sick person, sufferer
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    anorectic, anorexic
    a person suffering from anorexia nervosa
    bulimic
    a person suffering from bulimia
    consumptive, lunger, tubercular
    a person with pulmonary tuberculosis
    convalescent
    a person who is recovering from illness
    depressive
    someone suffering psychological depression
    diabetic
    someone who has diabetes
    dyspeptic
    a person suffering from indigestion
    epileptic
    a person who has epilepsy
    bleeder, haemophile, haemophiliac, hemophile, hemophiliac
    someone who has hemophilia and is subject to uncontrollable bleeding
    incurable
    a person whose disease is incurable
    insomniac, sleepless person
    someone who cannot sleep
    invalid, shut-in
    someone who is incapacitated by a chronic illness or injury
    lazar, leper
    a person afflicted with leprosy
    lunatic, madman, maniac
    an insane person
    manic-depressive
    a person afflicted with manic-depressive illness
    monomaniac
    a person suffering from monomania
    narcoleptic
    a person who has narcolepsy
    neurasthenic
    a person suffering a nervous breakdown
    mental case, neurotic, psychoneurotic
    a person suffering from neurosis
    patient
    a person who requires medical care
    psycho, psychotic, psychotic person
    a person afflicted with psychosis
    rheumatic
    a person suffering with rheumatism
    syphilitic
    a person suffering from syphilis
    valetudinarian
    weak or sickly person especially one morbidly concerned with his or her health
    spewer, vomiter
    a person who vomits
    alexic
    a person with alexia
    analysand
    a person undergoing psychoanalysis
    arthritic
    a person afflicted with arthritis
    cataleptic
    a person suffering from catalepsy
    claustrophobe
    a person suffering from claustrophobia
    crazy, looney, loony, nutcase, weirdo
    someone deranged and possibly dangerous
    hypertensive
    a person who has abnormally high blood pressure
    hypochondriac
    a patient with imaginary symptoms and ailments
    hypotensive
    a person who has abnormally low blood pressure
    hysteric
    a person suffering from hysteria
    index case
    the earliest documented case of a disease that is included in an epidemiological study
    inmate, inpatient
    a patient who is residing in the hospital where he is being treated
    bedlamite
    an archaic term for a lunatic
    pyromaniac
    a person with a mania for setting things on fire
    madwoman
    a woman lunatic
    melancholiac, melancholic
    someone subject to melancholia
    obsessive
    a person who has obsessions
    obsessive-compulsive
    a person with obsessive-compulsive characteristics
    outpatient
    a patient who does not reside in the hospital where he is being treated
    paranoiac, paranoid
    a person afflicted with paranoia
    psychopath, sociopath
    someone with a sociopathic personality; a person with an antisocial personality disorder (`psychopath' was once widely used but has now been superseded by `sociopath')
    schizophrenic
    someone who is afflicted with schizophrenia
    vaccinee
    a patient who has been vaccinated
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    unfortunate, unfortunate person
    a person who suffers misfortune
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