Definitions for sickeningˈsɪk ə nɪŋ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

sick•en•ingˈsɪk ə nɪŋ(adj.)

  1. causing sickness or loathing:

    sickening arrogance.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. nauseating, nauseous, noisome, queasy, loathsome, offensive, sickening, vile(adj)

    causing or able to cause nausea

    "a nauseating smell"; "nauseous offal"; "a sickening stench"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. sickening(adjective)ˈsɪk ə nɪŋ

    making you feel angry or shocked

    a sickening waste of resources


  1. sickening(Adjective)

    Causing sickness or disgust.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sickening

    of Sicken

  2. Sickening(adj)

    causing sickness; specif., causing surfeit or disgust; nauseating

Translations for sickening

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


causing sickness, disgust or weariness; very unpleasant or annoying

There was a sickening crunch; The weather is really sickening!

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