Definitions for sickenˈsɪk ən

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word sicken

Princeton's WordNet

  1. disgust, revolt, nauseate, sicken, churn up(verb)

    cause aversion in; offend the moral sense of

    "The pornographic pictures sickened us"

  2. sicken, come down(verb)

    get sick

    "She fell sick last Friday, and now she is in the hospital"

  3. sicken, nauseate, turn one's stomach(verb)

    upset and make nauseated

    "The smell of the food turned the pregnant woman's stomach"; "The mold on the food sickened the diners"

  4. sicken(verb)

    make sick or ill

    "This kind of food sickens me"

Wiktionary

  1. sicken(Verb)

    To make ill.

    The infection will sicken him until amputation is needed.

  2. sicken(Verb)

    To become ill.

    I will sicken if I donu2019t get some more exercise.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sicken(verb)

    to make sick; to disease

  2. Sicken(verb)

    to make qualmish; to nauseate; to disgust; as, to sicken the stomach

  3. Sicken(verb)

    to impair; to weaken

  4. Sicken(verb)

    to become sick; to fall into disease

  5. Sicken(verb)

    to be filled to disgust; to be disgusted or nauseated; to be filled with abhorrence or aversion; to be surfeited or satiated

  6. Sicken(verb)

    to become disgusting or tedious

  7. Sicken(verb)

    to become weak; to decay; to languish

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Dorothy Parker:

    They sicken of the calm that know the storm.

  2. Dorothy Parker:

    They sicken at the calm that know the storm.

  3. Percy Bysshe Shelley:

    Music, when soft voices die,
    Vibrates in the memory;
    Odors, when sweet violets sicken,
    Live within the sense they quicken.

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Translations for sicken

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • meathlaighIrish
  • maladigar, maladeskarIdo
  • hasta olmak, hastalanmak, hasta etmekTurkish
  • malädükön, malädikönVolapük

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