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1. sick

adjective. ['ˈsɪk'] affected by an impairment of normal physical or mental function.

Synonyms

  • hallucinating
  • sneezy
  • unhealthy
  • nauseated
  • milk-sick
  • vertiginous
  • nauseous
  • bronchitic
  • ailing
  • aguish
  • swooning
  • light-headed
  • consumptive
  • sickly
  • under the weather
  • lightheaded
  • laid low
  • tuberculous
  • unwell
  • queasy
  • sick-abed
  • livery
  • paralytic
  • unfit
  • autistic
  • rickety
  • dizzy
  • sickish
  • airsick
  • diabetic
  • bedridden
  • bedrid
  • recovering
  • dyspeptic
  • light
  • laid up
  • liverish
  • bedfast
  • carsick
  • feverish
  • paralyzed
  • rachitic
  • bilious
  • funny
  • gouty
  • seasick
  • giddy
  • indisposed
  • convalescent
  • tubercular
  • woozy
  • poorly
  • feverous
  • delirious
  • palsied
  • ill
  • spastic
  • green
  • seedy
  • unhealed
  • afflicted
  • scrofulous
  • upset
  • faint
  • stricken
  • peaked
  • air sick

Antonyms

  • fit
  • well
  • rise
  • heavy

Etymology

  • sek (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Sick

  • realpolitik
  • ostpolitik
  • nonstick
  • handpick
  • vanwyk
  • vanwyck
  • vandyck
  • strick
  • sprick
  • afflik
  • zwick
  • trick
  • swick
  • stick
  • spic
  • smick
  • slick
  • shtick
  • schtick
  • schrick
  • schnick
  • schmick
  • schlick
  • quik
  • quick
  • prick
  • kwik
  • krick
  • klick
  • glick

How do you pronounce sick?

Pronounce sick as sɪk.

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Sentences with sick


1. Adjective
Don't call too often or otherwise give your lover the chance to get sick of you.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Deacons visit the sick.

3. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Acetone fumes can make some people sick.

Quotes about sick


1. And I ask why am I black, they say I was born in sin, and shamed inequity. One of the main songs we used to sing in church makes me sick, 'love wash me and I shall be whiter than snow.
- Peter Tosh

2. I've always had a sick sense of humor, and I've always wanted that to permeate the music because I don't take myself seriously. I take the music seriously, but I know I'm not God's gift to anyone except my mom.
- Josh Homme

3. Everybody in my family had a real sick, twisted sense of humor. Most of the jokes we make in our house, we would just never even dream of making anywhere else. Just sick, horrible stuff. That wasn't anything new to college.
- Seth MacFarlane

2. milk-sick

adjective. affected with or related to milk sickness.

Synonyms

  • ill

Antonyms

  • healthy
  • fit

3. sick

adjective. ['ˈsɪk'] feeling nausea; feeling about to vomit.

Synonyms

  • queasy
  • nauseated
  • nauseous
  • sickish

Antonyms

  • black
  • chaste
  • fatty
  • impure

Etymology

  • sek (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. sick

adjective. ['ˈsɪk'] affected with madness or insanity.

Synonyms

  • insane
  • brainsick
  • crazy
  • mad
  • unhinged
  • unbalanced
  • disturbed

Antonyms

  • dark
  • bright
  • dull
  • dullness

Etymology

  • sek (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. sick

noun. ['ˈsɪk'] people who are sick.

Antonyms

  • stressed

Etymology

  • sek (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. sick

adjective. ['ˈsɪk'] having a strong distaste from surfeit.

Synonyms

  • sick of
  • fed up
  • tired of
  • displeased

Antonyms

  • sound
  • qualify
  • stable
  • good-natured

Etymology

  • sek (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. sick

adjective. ['ˈsɪk'] deeply affected by a strong feeling.

Synonyms

  • stirred
  • touched
  • moved

Antonyms

  • healthful
  • serious
  • generative
  • untroubled

Etymology

  • sek (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. sick

adjective. ['ˈsɪk'] (of light) lacking in intensity or brightness; dim or feeble.

Synonyms

  • pale
  • weak
  • wan

Antonyms

  • light
  • extinguish
  • darken
  • ascend

Etymology

  • sek (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. sick

adjective. ['ˈsɪk'] shockingly repellent; inspiring horror.

Synonyms

  • ghastly
  • alarming
  • grim
  • grisly
  • gruesome

Antonyms

  • wholesome
  • unwellness
  • robust
  • illness

Etymology

  • sek (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. sick

verb. ['ˈsɪk'] eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth.

Synonyms

  • barf
  • be sick
  • upchuck
  • egest
  • vomit
  • pass
  • retch
  • puke
  • throw up
  • vomit up
  • disgorge
  • honk
  • excrete
  • purge
  • eliminate
  • cat
  • spue
  • regorge
  • cast
  • spew
  • regurgitate

Antonyms

  • heavy-footed
  • deep
  • significant
  • intemperate

Etymology

  • sek (Middle English (1100-1500))
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