Definitions for sicksɪk

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sick(adj)

    people who are sick

    "they devote their lives to caring for the sick"

  2. ill, sick(adj)

    affected by an impairment of normal physical or mental function

    "ill from the monotony of his suffering"

  3. nauseated, nauseous, queasy, sick, sickish(adj)

    feeling nausea; feeling about to vomit

  4. brainsick, crazy, demented, disturbed, mad, sick, unbalanced, unhinged(adj)

    affected with madness or insanity

    "a man who had gone mad"

  5. disgusted, fed up(p), sick(p), sick of(p), tired of(p)(adj)

    having a strong distaste from surfeit

    "grew more and more disgusted"; "fed up with their complaints"; "sick of it all"; "sick to death of flattery"; "gossip that makes one sick"; "tired of the noise and smoke"

  6. pale, pallid, wan, sick(adj)

    (of light) lacking in intensity or brightness; dim or feeble

    "the pale light of a half moon"; "a pale sun"; "the late afternoon light coming through the el tracks fell in pale oblongs on the street"; "a pallid sky"; "the pale (or wan) stars"; "the wan light of dawn"

  7. sick(adj)

    deeply affected by a strong feeling

    "sat completely still, sick with envy"; "she was sick with longing"

  8. ghastly, grim, grisly, gruesome, macabre, sick(verb)

    shockingly repellent; inspiring horror

    "ghastly wounds"; "the grim aftermath of the bombing"; "the grim task of burying the victims"; "a grisly murder"; "gruesome evidence of human sacrifice"; "macabre tales of war and plague in the Middle ages"; "macabre tortures conceived by madmen"

  9. vomit, vomit up, purge, cast, sick, cat, be sick, disgorge, regorge, retch, puke, barf, spew, spue, chuck, upchuck, honk, regurgitate, throw up(verb)

    eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth

    "After drinking too much, the students vomited"; "He purged continuously"; "The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sick

    affected with disease of any kind; ill; indisposed; not in health. See the Synonym under Illness

  2. Sick

    affected with, or attended by, nausea; inclined to vomit; as, sick at the stomach; a sick headache

  3. Sick

    having a strong dislike; disgusted; surfeited; -- with of; as, to be sick of flattery

  4. Sick

    corrupted; imperfect; impaired; weakned

  5. Sick(noun)


  6. Sick(verb)

    to fall sick; to sicken


  1. Sick

    Sick is the second studio album by Sow released in 1998. This album spawned no singles. At this time Sow comprises Anna Wildsmith with "Boys", where the Boys are Raymond Watts, Euphonic, Sascha Konietzko, Hoppy Kamiyama & Optical 8, Martin King, and Günter Schulz.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'sick' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2617

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'sick' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1178

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'sick' in Adjectives Frequency: #307

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. John Walker:

    We don’t get sick.

  2. Erma Bombeck, on her tombstone:

    I told you I was sick.

  3. Alexander Niss:

    He was a very sick guy.

  4. Calvin Trillin:

    Health food makes me sick.

  5. Ecclesiastes:

    Be not slow to visit the sick.

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