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The term disease is considered offensive by some. The star rating above indicates how offensive those sharing their opinion believe it to be. Using disease may or may not be problematic based on the context in which it is used. However, the rating considers a use of disease in such a way it is most likely to be considered offensive. To read definitions of disease, use the links above; to discuss your feelings about disease with others, use the Twitter discussion links. There is a Twitter post associated with every term on this site intended to promote a conversation about “disease” and the many other potentially offensive terms covered here.