Definition of Sick

1. Noun. People who are sick. "They devote their lives to caring for the sick"

Generic synonyms: People

2. Verb. Eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth. "The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night"

3. Adjective. Affected by an impairment of normal physical or mental function. "Ill from the monotony of his suffering"

4. Adjective. Feeling nausea; feeling about to vomit.
Exact synonyms: Nauseated, Nauseous, Queasy, Sickish
Similar to: Ill
Derivative terms: Nausea, Queasiness, Sickness

5. Adjective. Affected with madness or insanity. "A man who had gone mad"
Exact synonyms: Brainsick, Crazy, Demented, Disturbed, Mad, Unbalanced, Unhinged
Similar to: Insane
Derivative terms: Craze, Craziness, Dementedness, Madness

6. Adjective. Having a strong distaste from surfeit. "Tired of the noise and smoke"
Exact synonyms: Disgusted, Fed Up, Sick Of, Tired Of
Similar to: Displeased

7. Adjective. (of light) lacking in intensity or brightness; dim or feeble. "The wan light of dawn"
Exact synonyms: Pale, Pallid, Wan
Similar to: Weak
Derivative terms: Paleness

8. Adjective. Deeply affected by a strong feeling. "She was sick with longing"
Similar to: Affected, Moved, Stirred, Touched

9. Adjective. Shockingly repellent; inspiring horror. "Macabre tortures conceived by madmen"
Exact synonyms: Ghastly, Grim, Grisly, Gruesome, Macabre
Similar to: Alarming
Derivative terms: Ghastliness, Grimness, Gruesomeness

Definition of Sick

1. a. Affected with disease of any kind; ill; indisposed; not in health. See the Synonym under Illness.

2. n. Sickness.

3. v. i. To fall sick; to sicken.

Definition of Sick

1. Adjective. In poor health ¹

2. Adjective. (colloquial) Mentally unstable, disturbed. ¹

3. Adjective. (colloquial) In bad taste. ¹

4. Adjective. Having an urge to vomit. ¹

5. Adjective. (slang) Very good, excellent, awesome. ¹

6. Adjective. In poor condition ¹

7. Noun. Sick people in general as a group. ¹

8. Noun. (colloquial) vomit. ¹

9. Verb. (rare) (alternative spelling of sic) ¹

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Definition of Sick

1. affected with disease or ill health [adj SICKER, SICKEST] / to sic [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: sic

Medical Definition of Sick

1. 1. Affected with disease of any kind; ill; indisposed; not in health. See the Synonym under Illness. "Simon's wife's mother lay sick of a fever." (Mark i. 30) "Behold them that are sick with famine." (Jer. Xiv. 18) 2. Affected with, or attended by, nausea; inclined to vomit; as, sick at the stomach; a sick headache. 3. Having a strong dislike; disgusted; surfeited; with of; as, to be sick of flattery. "He was not so sick of his master as of his work." (L'Estrange) 4. Corrupted; imperfect; impaired; weakned. "So great is his antipathy against episcopacy, that, if a seraphim himself should be a bishop, he would either find or make some sick feathers in his wings. " (Fuller) Sick bay, a variety of headache attended with disorder of the stomach and nausea. Sick list, a list containing the names of the sick. Sick room, a room in which a person lies sick, or to which he is confined by sickness. Synonym: Diseased, ill, disordered, distempered, indisposed, weak, ailing, feeble, morbid. Origin: These terms, sick bed, sick berth, etc, are also written both hyphened and solid. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sick

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sick (current term)
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sick as a dog
sick as a parrot
sick bag
sick benefit
sick berth
sick building syndrome
sick call
sick calls
sick day
sick days
sick euthyroid syndrome

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