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  • She diagnosed the disease as...
  • diagnose the problem with my car
  • diagnose the ills of the economy
  • What was her diagnosis?

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  • I have been diagnosed with a fatal illness and would love to undergo the same procedure as you.
    John Corey Whaley  --  Nogin
  • Henrietta’s tumor had been incorrectly diagnosed.
    Rebecca Skloot  --  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
  • ...diagnosed with Stage IV thyroid cancer when I was thirteen.
    John Green  --  The Fault in Our Stars
  • Later, she told me that seven months had passed since she’d been diagnosed.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  A Walk to Remember
  • Without a diagnosis, they couldn’t treat our son.
    Todd Burpo  --  Heaven Is for Real
  • She knew that my cancer diagnosis was grim.
    Randy Pausch  --  The Last Lecture

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  • When I first received my diagnosis, I signed a DNR.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Last Song
  • When doctors are faced with a difficult diagnosis, they order more tests,
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Blink
  • Based on ... were you able to diagnose Peter’s state of mind on March 6, 2007, with a reasonable degree of medical certainty?
    Jodi Picoult  --  Nineteen Minutes
  • kids aren’t allowed to use the public telephone at Franklin High unless they get a special pass. And even then it’s got to be to call your mother to say that the school nurse has just diagnosed leprosy or something.
    Paul Zindel  --  The Pigman
  • I realize you haven’t had adequate time to arrive at a proper diagnosis of the patient, but you have had a chance at observing him in action.
    Ken Kesey  --  One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
  • Lisa Cody didn’t have a diagnosis yet.
    Susanna Kaysen  --  Girl Interrupted
  • I was diagnosed with ALS, Lou Gehrig’s disease.
    Jay Allison, et al.  --  This I Believe II
  • The diagnosis was paranoid schizophrenia, and his life, as he had lived it until then, was over.
    Steve Lopez  --  The Soloist
  • It only took me a few seconds to snap out of it and remember that the last time I was in that classroom, I’d just been diagnosed with a deadly illness and my best friend had been sitting right beside me.
    John Corey Whaley  --  Nogin
  • Hallucinations, I hear Pop in my head, making a diagnosis.
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes
  • I knew it was the stress of the diagnosis that caused it.
    Colleen Hoover  --  Slammed
  • And then later that day he went to the doctor and they diagnosed him with pancreatic cancer.
    Lauren Oliver  --  Before I Fall
  • When I was little, I was diagnosed with pulmonary fibrosis.
    Neal Shusterman  --  Unwind
  • His dad has been diagnosed with the Flare, is already showing signs of it.
    James Dashner  --  The Death Cure
  • The night before, Paramedic (in Training) Lindsey Lee Wells had diagnosed him with moderate contusions and "sprained balls" after an exhaustive search of medical Websites.
    John Green  --  An Abundance of Katherines
  • With the help of your x-ray vision, maybe you can definitively diagnose
    Rick Yancey  --  The Infinite Sea
  • The diagnosis had come down only two years earlier, though the symptoms had been visible years before that.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle
  • When we’d finished, the dog took a moment to gather his thoughts, then delivered his diagnosis: "She’s been poisoned.
    Ransom Riggs  --  Hollow City
  • "I don’t see anything cute about it," my mother said when she heard my shiny new diagnosis.
    Ransom Riggs  --  Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
  • By the time she had turned thirty, prison doctors diagnosed her with multiple sclerosis, intellectual disability, and mental illness related to trauma.
    Bryan Stevenson  --  Just Mercy
  • It didn’t matter whether she was doing a well-baby check (twice), diagnosing ear infections (four times), giving a vaccination (once), or recommending an X-ray (once); she felt herself operating on autopilot, only half-present, while another part was still back on the porch, wondering if Travis had actually been flirting with her and whether maybe, just maybe, she’d sort of liked it.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Choice
  • In two months I could distill liquor until it was too strong to drink, bandage a wound, set a bone, and diagnose hundreds of sicknesses from symptoms.
    Patrick Rothfuss  --  The Name of the Wind
  • Owing to our health-related careers, we have come to know that with liver cancer, it can sometimes be a matter of months, which it was in Mary Burns’s case, from diagnosis to end.
    Chang-rae Lee  --  A Gesture Life
  • "I would be lying," Dr. Erland continued, "if I said that I had not harbored secret hopes of finding an antidote in time to save His Majesty, though I knew from the moment the diagnosis was made that it was unlikely.
    Marissa Meyer  --  Cinder
  • But a person is so much more than the name of a diagnosis on a chart!
    Sharon M. Draper  --  Out of My Mind
  • Mr. Traynor suffered a spinal injury in g road accident in 2007 and had been diagnosed C5-6 quadriplegic with very limited movement in one arm only, requiring twenty-four-hour care.
    Jojo Moyes  --  Me Before You
  • But now she had it all diagnosed, deduced, clear.
    William Goldman  --  The Princess Bride
  • "Pyramidal tract involvement," Denton Deere whispered, trying to impress Angela with his diagnosis.
    Ellen Raskin  --  The Westing Game
  • She looks surprised, but straightens (with a small grimace, which reinforces my diagnosis of lower back pain) and reads: I. My parents have no relatives who are appropriate to accept legal responsibility for me.
    Holly Goldberg Sloan  --  Counting by 7s
  • I’d never placed a lot of faith in psychiatry before I met Tom, but his uncanny ability to diagnose personality disorders and psychotic illnesses made a believer of me.
    Scott Pratt  --  An Innocent Client
  • Has one of you been diagnosed with some terminal disease?
    Anne Tayler  --  A Spool of Blue Thread
  • Doctors and officials, not knowing how to cure the disease, decided to force all those diagnosed with it to a remote section of the island of Molokai.
    Bethany Hamilton  --  Soul Surfer
  • But a few more mining accidents and a few more cancer diagnoses because of all the pollution, and he might get ridden out of here on a rail.
    David Baldacci  --  Zero Day
  • Alex was diagnosed with pronounced autism.
    Joshua Davis  --  Spare Parts
  • Diagnosis
    Anthony Doerr  --  All the Light We Cannot See
  • "I hope," he said in a low voice, "that I am doing you a favor with this diagnosis."
    Corrie Ten Boom  --  The Hiding Place
  • And although it was Nathan’s own keen if nonprofessional diagnosis which so accurately pegged the nature of Sophie’s malady very soon after their encounter at the Brooklyn College library, his brother was instrumental in helping to find a cure for that problem too.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • Well, yes, a competent diagnosis, I thought, with some impatience.
    Diana Gabaldon  --  Outlander
  • "I don’t believe that you have any of the disorders those doctors diagnosed you with, Sofia," she said.
    Bella Forrest  --  A Shade of Vampire
  • I know, I know," I said, at her startled (and slightly alarmed) look—"every time I see Barbara she tells me I need to chant Um or Rum or whatever to heal, like, the blocked chakras—’deficient muladhara’ — I’m not kidding you, that was her diagnosis of me, ’unrooted .’
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
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