v. t.1.To make sick; to disease.
[imp. & p. p. Sickened ; p. pr. & vb. n. Sickening.]
Raise this strength, and sicken that to death.
- Prior.
2.To make qualmish; to nauseate; to disgust; as, to sicken the stomach.
3.To impair; to weaken.
v. i.1.To become sick; to fall into disease.
2.To be filled to disgust; to be disgusted or nauseated; to be filled with abhorrence or aversion; to be surfeited or satiated.
Mine eyes did sicken at the sight.
- Shak.
3.To become disgusting or tedious.
4.To become weak; to decay; to languish.
All pleasures sicken, and all glories sink.
- Pope.
Verb1.sicken - cause aversion in; offend the moral sense of; "The pornographic pictures sickened us"
2.sicken - get sick; "She fell sick last Friday, and now she is in the hospital"
Synonyms: come down
3.sicken - upset and make nauseated; "The smell of the foood turned the pregnant woman's stomach"; "The mold ont he food sickened the diners"
4.sicken - make sick or ill; "This kind of food sickens me"
OD, affect, afflict, appall, be brought down, be felled, be struck down, be traumatized, break out, catch, catch cold, collapse, come down with, contract, debilitate, degenerate, derange, deteriorate, devitalize, disable, disgust, disimprove, disorder, enervate, enfeeble, erupt, fail, fall back, fever, get, get worse, give offense, go into shock, gross out, grow worse, horrify, hospitalize, incapacitate, indispose, invalid, lay up, let down, nauseate, offend, overdose, put off, put out, reduce, regress, relapse, reluct, repel, repulse, retrograde, retrogress, revolt, run a temperature, shock, slacken, slip back, take, take ill, turn, turn the stomach, unhinge, unsettle, upset, weaken, worsen
Translate Sicken to German, Translate Sicken to French
sick berth
sick call
sick headache
sick joke
sick leave
sick list
sick of
sick parade
sick pay
sick person
Sick room
-- Sicken --
sickle alfalfa
sickle cell
sickle feather
sickle lucerne
sickle medick
Sickle pod
sickle-cell anaemia
sickle-cell anemia
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