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Meaning of SICK

Pronunciation:  sik

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  people who are sick; "they devote their lives to caring for the sick"
  2. [adj]  affected with madness or insanity; "a man who had gone mad"
  3. [adj]  not in good physical or mental health; "ill from the monotony of his suffering"
  4. [adj]  feeling nausea; feeling about to vomit
  5. [v]  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"
 

SICK is a 4 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: afflicted, aguish, ailing, airsick, barf, be sick, bedfast, bedrid, bedridden, bilious, brainsick, bronchitic, carsick, cast, cat, chuck, consumptive, convalescent, crazy, delirious, demented, diabetic, disgorge, distracted, disturbed, dizzy, dyspeptic, faint, feverish, feverous, funny, giddy, gouty, green, hallucinating, honk, ill, indisposed, infirm, insane, laid low(p), laid up(p), light, lightheaded, light-headed, liverish, livery, mad, menstruating, nauseated, peaked(p), poorly(p), puke, purge, queasy, recovering, regorge, regurgitate, retch, scrofulous, seasick, sick, sick-abed, sickish, sickly, sneezy, spastic, spew, spue, stricken, swooning, throw up, tubercular, tuberculous, unbalanced, under the weather, unhealed, unhinged, unwell, upchuck, upset, vertiginous, vomit, vomit up, woozy
 
 Antonyms: keep down, well
 
 See Also: egest, eliminate, excrete, pass, people, unfit, unhealthy

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Sick\, a. [Compar. {Sicker}; superl. {Sickest}.] [OE. sek,
    sik, ill, AS. se['o]c; akin to OS. siok, seoc, OFries. siak,
    D. ziek, G. siech, OHG. sioh, Icel. sj?kr, Sw. sjuk, Dan.
    syg, Goth. siuks ill, siukan to be ill.]
    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} (Naut.), an apartment in a vessel, used as the
       ship's hospital.
    
    {Sick bed}, the bed upon which a person lies sick.
    
    {Sick berth}, an apartment for the sick in a ship of war.
    
    {Sick headache} (Med.), 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.
    
    Note: [These terms, sick bed, sick berth, etc., are also
          written both hyphened and solid.]
    
    Syn: Diseased; ill; disordered; distempered; indisposed;
         weak; ailing; feeble; morbid.
    
    
  2. \Sick\, n.
    Sickness. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
    
    
  3. \Sick\, v. i.
    To fall sick; to sicken. [Obs.] --Shak.
    
    
 
Dream Dictionary
 
 Definition: Dreaming that you or others are sick indicates discordance and trouble in your life. It may also signal a part of yourself that needs to be healed, either physically or mentally. Perhaps you are wallowing in your own self-pity. You need to quit feeling sorry for yourself.
 

 

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