from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To make or become sick. See Synonyms at disgust.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To make ill.
- v. To become ill.
- v. To fill with disgust or abhorrence.
- v. To be filled with disgust or abhorrence.
- v. To become disgusting or tedious.
- v. To become weak; to decay; to languish.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- intransitive v. To become sick; to fall into disease.
- intransitive v. To be filled to disgust; to be disgusted or nauseated; to be filled with abhorrence or aversion; to be surfeited or satiated.
- intransitive v. To become disgusting or tedious.
- intransitive v. To become weak; to decay; to languish.
- transitive v. To make sick; to disease.
- transitive v. To make qualmish; to nauseate; to disgust.
- transitive v. To impair; to weaken.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To fall sick; fall into ill health; become ill: used of persons, animals, or plants: as, the fowl sickened; the vine sickened.
- To experience a sickening sensation; feel nauseated or disgusted: as, to sicken at the sight of squalor.
- To lose force or vitality; become weakened, impaired, or deteriorated: said of things (in technical use, especially of mercury: compare mortification, 1 ).
- To make sick; bring into a disordered state or condition; affect with disease, or (more commonly) with some temporary disorder or indisposition, as nausea, vertigo, or languor: as, the bad odors sickened him.
- To make mentally sick; cause to feel nauseating contempt or disgust. See sickening.
- To make nauseatingly weary (of) or dissatisfied (with); cause a disgusted dislike in: with of: as, this sickened him of his bargain.
- To bring into an unsettled or disordered state; impair; impoverish: said of things.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. upset and make nauseated
- v. cause aversion in; offend the moral sense of
- v. make sick or ill
- v. get sick
The chronicler stated simply that "the following month [August] Louis, the son of King Philip, began to sicken from a most serious illness, which is called dysentery by the physicians."
Now Rabbi Yoffie says wars "sicken" him, even the wars he supports.
After enduring sufferings such as sicken one in the bare recital the remnant staggered into the settlements, more dead than alive.
Senators Coburn, Sessions, Kyl, Graham, et. al, sicken me with their condescension and rudeness to Judge Sotomayor.
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WASHINGTON —The Food and Drug Administration has decided to ban some uses of a class of antibiotics on livestock out of concern that bacteria that sicken humans are becoming resistant to the drugs.
The Food and Drug Administration will ban some uses of antibiotics in cattle, pigs, chickens and turkeys out of concern that food-borne bacteria that can sicken humans are becoming resistant to the drugs.
Not drive them out, not sicken them, but kill them.
Based on an analysis of the fatalities caused by an accident involving radioactive materials in Brazil in 1987, analysts writing for the U.S. National Defense University concluded that “some forms of radiological attack could kill tens or hundreds of people and sicken hundreds or thousands.”
You sicken me because you think higher taxes and the government playing puppets with everyones life is the way to live.
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