Example sentences for: ills

How can you use “ills” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • During the welfare-reform debate, he blamed the welfare system for the ills of single-parent families.

  • The word (like charm ) is indeed associated with singing, and goes back to the time when men attempted to cure the ills of the flesh by incantation.

  • I think it's an easy (and well-traveled) path to pin the blame for many social ills on the perceived lack of communal cohesiveness in American life, and in some sectors it may be correct.

  • He has not gleaned anything from the experience that the Atlantic democracies have had in governing themselves over the past 30 years, or from their rather mixed record in dealing with social ills.

  • Bill and Hillary Clinton are on the campaign trail, accusing Republicans of substituting partisan impeachment proceedings for legislation to address the nation's ills.

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