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.

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