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    sick - Dictionary definition and meaning for word sick

    Definition
    (noun) people who are sick
    Example Sentence
    • they devote their lives to caring for the sick
    Definition
    (verb) eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth
    Example Sentence
    • After drinking too much, the students vomited
    • He purged continuously
    • The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night
    Definition
    (adj) affected by an impairment of normal physical or mental function
    Synonyms : ill
    Example Sentence
    • ill from the monotony of his suffering
    Definition
    (adj) feeling nausea; feeling about to vomit
    Synonyms : nauseated , nauseous , queasy , sickish
    Definition
    (adj) affected with madness or insanity
    Example Sentence
    • a man who had gone mad
    Definition
    (adj) having a strong distaste from surfeit
    Synonyms : disgusted , fed up , sick of , tired of
    Example Sentence
    • 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
    Definition
    (adj) (of light) lacking in intensity or brightness; dim or feeble
    Synonyms : pale , pallid , wan
    Example Sentence
    • 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
    Definition
    (adj) deeply affected by a strong feeling
    Example Sentence
    • sat completely still, sick with envy
    • she was sick with longing
    Definition
    (adj) shockingly repellent; inspiring horror
    Synonyms : ghastly , grim , grisly , gruesome , macabre
    Example Sentence
    • 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
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