Definitions

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  • adj. having a strong distaste from surfeit

Etymologies

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Examples

  • I was getting pretty sick of Taylor pushing me in this direction and that direction, dressing me up like one of her shabbier, less fortunate dolls.

    it’s not summer wi thout you

  • I was sick of the battened-down existence of girlhood.

    Dont You Forget About Me

  • If you ever get sick of sheriffing, you can become a full-time painter.

    The Huckleberry Murders

  • A few millennia of watching Earth: The Worlds Only Real Reality TVits understandable that youre sick of it.

    What Would Emma Do?

  • The Latina women got sick of hearing about how Catholicism was a Jew- hating religion and started their own group, La Raza Unida.

    Roseanne Archy

  • Jack Matlock had told me that Yeltsin had criticized Gorbachev in the Parliament and had ended by saying that “besides all other complaints, he was sick of having four Telephone calls a day from Raisa Maksimovna Gorbacheva.”

    Barbara Bush

  • He imparted the great secret to the poor, elderly, and sick of the Workhouse infirmary, gave his afternoons to teaching the urchins of the Ragged School, and attended deathbeds to pray the departed into Heaven.

    Three Empires on the Nile

  • Mr. Gainsborough, it appears, remarked to Lord Luxon that he was sick of portraits and wished instead to take up his viol de gamba and walk off into some sweet village where he could paint landscapes and enjoy the autumn of his life in quietness and ease.

    THE TIME QUAKE

  • They were a little sick of the Julie Finleys of the world.

    How to Rig an Election

  • I am sick of these people: Rageef, April 10, 1875,Central Africa, 80.

    Three Empires on the Nile

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