from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The condition of being sick; illness.
- n. A disease; a malady.
- n. Nausea.
- n. A defective or unsound condition.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The quality or state of being sick or diseased; illness; disease or malady.
- n. Nausea; qualmishness; as, sickness of stomach.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The quality or state of being sick or diseased; illness; sisease or malady.
- n. Nausea; qualmishness.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state of being sick or suffering from disease; a diseased condition of the system; illness; ill health.
- n. A disease; a malady; a particular kind of disorder.
- n. A derangement or disturbance of the stomach, manifesting itself in nausea, retching, and vomiting: distinctively called sickness of the stomach.
- n. A disordered, distracted, or enfeebled state of anything.
- n. Synonyms and Ailment, etc. See illness and sick.
- n. Disorder, distemper, complaint.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. defectiveness or unsoundness
- n. the state that precedes vomiting
- n. impairment of normal physiological function affecting part or all of an organism
From Old English seocness. (Wiktionary)