What does sickening mean?

Definitions for sickening
ˈsɪk ə nɪŋsick·en·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. nauseating, nauseous, noisome, queasy, loathsome, offensive, sickening, vileadjective

    causing or able to cause nausea

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


  1. sickeningadjective

    Causing sickness or disgust.


  1. sickening

    Sickening is defined as causing or liable to cause a feeling of nausea, disgust, or revulsion. It can also mean appalling or extreme to the point of causing a strong sense of disgust, distressing, or shocking. It can often be used to describe a situation, act, smell, taste, or sight that is intensely unpleasant or disagreeable.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sickening

    of Sicken

  2. Sickeningadjective

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

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sickening in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sickening in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of sickening in a Sentence

  1. Hussam Ayloush:

    The Muslim community stands shoulder to shoulder with our fellow Americans in repudiating any twisted mindset that would claim to justify such sickening acts of violence.

  2. Chief Investment Officer Scott Minerd:

    Last year, we did not have to wait long as stocks fell into a sickening plunge in February, the amber lights flashing in Davos are signaling the consensus view that global growth is slowing. Given past experience, this may be the signal that the economy is likely to re-accelerate soon and that the party in risk assets continues.

  3. Sergeant Abdirahman:

    I think we need to call this out for what it is: it’s a grift, while there are many good people who associate themselves as BLM activists, the people at the top of the organization couldn’t care less. While the people of Minneapolis, the epicenter of the George Floyd riots, struggle with homelessness, spiking crime, and the nation's largest achievement gap for Black kids, the people sitting at the top of BLM live in multi-million dollar mansions, it’s sickening.

  4. Eli Klein:

    Christina was one of the nicest, most genuine, hardest-working, sweetest, most independent people that I've ever known and learning what happened to her was devastating, it couldn't have happened to a nicer person, so it's sickening… It's a tragedy of epic proportions.

  5. Julian LeBaron:

    The first step is more accountability. The government needs to be able to fire anyone officials, law enforcement engaging in the corruption and the cycle of violence, the connection between organized crime and the government is so obvious that it is sickening. I dont believe in violence, but I believe in being able to protect my family.

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