Definition of Allergy:

  1. Health disorder caused by one or more allergens, and resulting in allergic reaction.

  2. A damaging immune response by the body to a substance, especially pollen, fur, a particular food, or dust, to which it has become hypersensitive.

Synonyms of Allergy

Abhorrence, Abnormality, Abomination, Acute disease, Affection, Affliction, Ailment, Allergen, Allergic disease, Allergic disorder, Anaphylaxis, Antagonism, Antipathy, Asthma, Atrophy, Aversion, Bacterial disease, Birth defect, Blight, Cardiovascular disease, Chronic disease, Circulatory disease, Cold sweat, Complaint, Complication, Condition, Congenital defect, Conjunctivitis, Considerateness, Cosmetic dermatitis, Creeping flesh, Defect, Deficiency disease, Deformity, Degenerative disease, Delicacy, Disability, Disease, Disgust, Disorder, Distemper, Eczema, Empathy, Endemic, Endemic disease, Endocrine disease, Enmity, Epidemic disease, Exquisiteness, Fineness, Functional disease, Fungus disease, Gastrointestinal disease, Genetic disease, Handicap, Hate, Hatred, Hay fever, Hereditary disease, Hives, Horror, Hostility, Hyperesthesia, Hyperpathia, Hypersensitivity, Iatrogenic disease, Identification, Illness, Indisposition, Infectious disease, Infirmity, Irritability, Loathing, Malady, Malaise, Morbidity, Morbus, Mortal horror, Muscular disease, Nausea, Nervousness, Neurological disease, Nutritional disease, Occupational disease, Organic disease, Oversensibility, Oversensitiveness, Overtenderness, Pandemic disease, Passibility, Pathological condition, Pathology, Perceptiveness, Perceptivity, Photophobia, Plant disease, Pollinosis, Prickliness, Protozoan disease, Psychosomatic disease, Rejection, Repugnance, Repulsion, Respiratory disease, Responsiveness, Revulsion, Rockiness, Rose cold, Secondary disease, Seediness, Sensitiveness, Sensitivity, Sensitization, Shuddering, Sickishness, Sickness, Signs, Soreness, Supersensitivity, Sympathy, Symptomatology, Symptomology, Symptoms, Syndrome, Tact, Tactfulness, Tenderness, Tetchiness, The pip, Thin skin, Ticklishness, Touchiness, Urogenital disease, Urticaria, Virus disease, Wasting disease, Worm disease, Hypersensitivity, Sensitivity, Susceptibility

How to use Allergy in a sentence?

  1. Symptoms of a food allergy usually develop within about an hour after eating the offending food.

Meaning of Allergy & Allergy Definition