Definitions for sicksɪk
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
afflicted with ill health or disease; ailing.
affected with nausea; inclined to vomit.
deeply affected with some distressing feeling:
sick at heart.
mentally, morally, or emotionally deranged, corrupt, or unsound.
characteristic of a sick mind:
of, pertaining to, or for use during sickness:
suggestive of sickness; sickly:
a sick pallor.
not in proper condition; impaired.
failing to sustain adequate harvests of some crop, usu. specified: containing harmful microorganisms:
a wheat-sick soil.
a sick field.
Idioms for sick:
sick and tired,exasperated and weary:
sick and tired of working late.
* Syn: See ill.
Origin of sick:
bef. 900; ME sik, sek, OE sēoc, c. OFris siāk, OHG sioh, ON sjūkr, Go siuks
people who are sick
"they devote their lives to caring for the sick"
affected by an impairment of normal physical or mental function
"ill from the monotony of his suffering"
nauseated, nauseous, queasy, sick, sickish(adj)
feeling nausea; feeling about to vomit
brainsick, crazy, demented, disturbed, mad, sick, unbalanced, unhinged(adj)
affected with madness or insanity
"a man who had gone mad"
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"
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"
deeply affected by a strong feeling
"sat completely still, sick with envy"; "she was sick with longing"
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"
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"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
feeling unwell or having an illness
Riding in the car makes me feel sick.
to become unwell
I got sick and had to stay home.; She's sick with the flu.
not at work or school because of being sick
She's off sick today.
offensive or disgusting
sick jokes; Being cruel to pets is just sick.
to make sb very angry and offended
It makes me sick the way they take advantage of her.
not wanting to deal with sth annoying anymore
I'm sick and tired of listening to his awful music.
affected with disease of any kind; ill; indisposed; not in health. See the Synonym under Illness
affected with, or attended by, nausea; inclined to vomit; as, sick at the stomach; a sick headache
having a strong dislike; disgusted; surfeited; -- with of; as, to be sick of flattery
corrupted; imperfect; impaired; weakned
to fall sick; to sicken
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.
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Rank popularity for the word 'sick' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2617
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'sick' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1178
Rank popularity for the word 'sick' in Adjectives Frequency: #307
Translations for sick
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
vomiting or inclined to vomit
He has been sick several times today; I feel sick; She's inclined to be seasick/airsick/car-sick.
- مُصاب بالغَثَيانArabic
- на когото му се гадиBulgarian
- enjoadoPortuguese (BR)
- zvracející, na zvraceníCzech
- Brechreiz verspürenGerman
- kvalm; kaste op; -sygDanish
- που έχει την τάση για εμετόGreek
- oksendav, oksendamaajavEstonian
- qui a mal au cœurFrench
- उल्टी करना या आनाHindi
- kome je zlo, koji osjeća mučninuCroatian
- veraóglatt, veikurIcelandic
- (con la nausea)Italian
- 토할 것 같은Korean
- jaučiantis šleikštulį, pykinantis, vemiantisLithuanian
- ar sliktu dūšu; tuvu vemšanai; vemjošsLatvian
- kvalm, uvel, (bil)sykNorwegian
- mający mdłościPolish
- رنځور، ناروغ، ناجوړه: كانګن، قيجن (كانګوياقي ته مايل)، خواګرځن (خوا ګرځېدونكى)، خواګرځى: ستړى، خوا تورى، زړه تورى: زمول، مړاوى، مړژواندىPashto
- care are greţuriRomanian
- чувствующий тошнотуRussian
- chorý (od žalúdka)Slovak
- ki (mu) je slaboSlovenian
- koji oseća mučninuSerbian
- illamående, [sjö]sjukSwedish
- midesi bulanmışTurkish
- 反胃的Chinese (Trad.)
- той, що почуває нудотуUkrainian
- جی متلاناUrdu
- dễ bị nôn ,buồn nônVietnamese
- 恶心想呕吐的，晕车（船等）Chinese (Simp.)
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