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Definitions of sick

  1. eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth; " After drinking too much, the students vomited"; " He purged continuously"; " The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night"
  2. affected with madness or insanity; " a man who had gone mad"
  3. having a strong distaste from surfeit; " 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"
  4. not in good physical or mental health; " ill from the monotony of his suffering"
  5. feeling nausea; feeling about to vomit
  6. people who are sick; " they devote their lives to caring for the sick"
  7. Affected with disease of any kind; ill; indisposed; not in health. See the Synonym under Illness.
  8. Affected with, or attended by, nausea; inclined to vomit; as, sick at the stomach; a sick headache.
  9. Corrupted; imperfect; impaired; weakned.
  10. Sickness.
  11. To fall sick; to sicken.
  12. Having a strong dislike; disgusted; surfeited; - with of; as, to be sick of flattery.
  13. Ill in health; affected with nausea; disgusted; surfeited; as, sick of flattery; longing or pining: with for; as, sick for recognition; used by, or set apart for the use of, a person who is ill; as a sick bed.
  14. 1. Ill, unwell, suffering from disease. 2. Nauseated. 3. Menstruating. 4. In childbed.
  15. The opposite of healthy; ill.
  16. Affected with disease: ill: inclined to vomit: disgusted: used by the sick.
  17. Affected with disease; unwell; nauseated; disgusted.
  18. Affected with disease; ill.
  19. Nauseated; surfeited.
  20. Longing; languishing.
  21. Affected with nausea; inclined to vomit; disgusted; not in health; ill; for sick people.
  22. Affected with disease of any kind; indisposed; not in health; inclined to vomit; weary of.
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Quotes of sick

  1. No one ever died from sleeping in an unmade bed. I have known mothers who remake the bed after their children do it because there is wrinkle in the spread or the blanket is on crooked. This is sick – Erma Bombeck
  2. I remember once I read a book on mental illness and there was a nurse that had gotten sick Do you know what she died from? From worrying about the mental patients not being able to get their food. She became a mental patient. – Ornette Coleman
  3. When we are sick we want an uncommon doctor; when we have a construction job to do, we want an uncommon engineer, and when we are at war, we want an uncommon general. It is only when we get into politics that we are satisfied with the common man. – Herbert Hoover
  4. A man can take a little bourbon without getting drunk, but if you hold his mouth open and pour in a quart, he's going to get sick on it. – Lyndon B. Johnson
  5. I have been looking forward to this age of my life for a long time. In my twenties, I marked the days on the calendar- I was sick of playing high -school kids. – Rob Lowe
  6. You don't have to be a wreck. You don't have to be sick One's aim in life should be to die in good health. Just like a candle that burns out. – Jeanne Moreau
  7. Because I was newly pregnant, I was sick as a dog, yet I knew all my lines from a year before. – Gwyneth Paltrow
  8. But is not He who created it for the sake of the sick body more than the remedy? And is not He who cures the soul, which is more than the body, greater? – Paracelsus
  9. There are pastors who won't go to people's sick beds. How can people of God turn their back on the sick poor and hungry? – James Robinson
  10. I tend to turn down roles that are too much like me, what I think is most like me anyhow, because I'm me all the time and I'm sick of it. – Campbell Scott
  11. I am tired and sick of war. Its glory is all moonshine. It is only those who have neither fired a shot nor heard the shrieks and groans of the wounded who cry aloud for blood, for vengeance, for desolation. War is hell. – William Tecumseh Sherman
  12. What does good in bed mean to me? When I'm sick and I stay home from school propped up with lots of pillows watching TV and my mom brings me soup- that's good in bed. – Brooke Shields
  13. The art of being sick is not the same as the art of getting well. – Tony Snow
  14. Our little house was way back in the country. We had one house close to us, and hell the next one would've been a mile. If you got sick you could holler and wouldn't nobody hear you. – Muddy Waters

Usage examples for sick

  1. " You tell him I'm too sick to be seen for at least a week," said Kate. – A Daughter of the Land by Gene Stratton-Porter
  2. Sick do you hear? – Police Your Planet by Lester del Rey
  3. He tell'd me she was sick – A Mysterious Disappearance by Gordon Holmes
  4. I knew that he had been sick – Who Goes There? by Blackwood Ketcham Benson
  5. I want you to come out to my house- my wife's sick – The Story of a Doctor's Telephone--Told by His Wife by Ellen M. Firebaugh
  6. He went out to see if she was there- she must be sick she could not be there or he would have heard from her. – The Grain Of Dust A Novel by David Graham Phillips
  7. He nodded, looking sick – Tinker's Dam by Joseph Tinker
  8. I am sick of myself. – Only One Love, or Who Was the Heir by Charles Garvice
  9. I'm sick of it- sick – Let'em Breathe Space by Lester del Rey
  10. " Come, Madame," I persisted, though I was sick at heart. – The Red Cockade by Stanley J. Weyman
  11. " Why didn't you let me know how sick you were? – Kitty's Class Day And Other Stories by Louisa M. Alcott
  12. He was so tired that he was sick – The Snow-Burner by Henry Oyen
  13. And sick or well, he said, you'd got to see him." – Country Neighbors by Alice Brown
  14. Tell me, are you sick – Monsieur Cherami by Charles Paul de Kock
  15. They must be very sick – The-Life-of-Phineas-T-Barnum by Benton, Joel
  16. Miss Crilly is very sick and I came over for the Doctor; but he is out of town. – Polly and the Princess by Emma C. Dowd
  17. Maybe he's been sick – Roy Blakeley in the Haunted Camp by Percy Keese Fitzhugh
  18. Tell him I'm sick or 't isn't good for me. – Dawn by Eleanor H. Porter
  19. I was told that he was at his mine, sick – The Woman in the Alcove by Anna Katharine Green
  20. Are you sick Little Jakey? – Stories of Childhood by Various

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