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Adjective
Causing or liable to cause a feeling of nausea or disgust
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“Smashing their way in, officers were met with a sickening stench and dead bluebottles covering the stairs.”
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Disturbing in nature due to references to death or dying
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“The next entry in the journal refers to the sickening scenes of blood which were enacted at the death of King Eyamba.”
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Highly annoying or infuriating
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“That slimy piece of refuse had been none too pleased with Jennie's response to his sickening demands.”
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Crass, vulgar, or in bad taste
“They called out their sickening insults long after she'd pushed herself free and negotiated the corridor, and she could still hear the echoes of their screams as she stifled her tears.”
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Causing one to be despondent or dispirited
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“Thus, the months of the Freshman year rolled away till May came, bringing with it the sickening news of disaster to the Union army.”
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Significantly worrying in nature
“He suffered a sickening leg injury after an accident while skateboarding.”
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Very bad or unpleasant, especially to the senses
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Suggestively offensive or ill-natured
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Which attempts to bring oneself into the favour of another, often with flattery or insincerity
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Excessively sentimental or emotional
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Verb
Present participle for to become ill or sick
“I should expect, therefore, that if this was the case, in a short time he would sicken and die from want of proper care.”
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Present participle for to catch or contract a disease or illness
“You are pale, Lizzy. I hope it is not your turn to sicken for something.”
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Present participle for to weaken or deteriorate in physical condition, especially due to illness
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“Yet all the while, soldiers continued to sicken and perish.”
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Present participle for to cause a feeling of disgust or revulsion in
“He hurled himself at the Guru's feet, fawning all over him and kissing his feet like an abject slave, enough to sicken me with his obvious servility.”
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Present participle for to grow tired or weary of (something)
“If they look on marriage merely as a civil contract, they will, in consequence, sicken of each other's company.”
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Present participle for to stuff or fill completely or excessively
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Present participle for to offend the moral feelings of
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(disagree with) Present participle for to have an adverse or sickening effect on
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Present participle for to make upset or uncomfortable
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Present participle for to affect (a person, organism, etc.) with a disease-causing organism
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Present participle for to cause to become sick with poison
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Present participle for to have a mental or emotional breakdown
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Present participle for to become less appealing or interesting through familiarity
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Present participle for to exhaust the patience or interest of
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Present participle for to cause emotional distress to someone
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Present participle for to cause to become physically weaker
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Present participle for to retch or (nearly) vomit from feeling nauseous
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