sicken


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sick·en

 (sĭk′ən)
v. sick·ened, sick·en·ing, sick·ens
tr. & intr.v.
To make or become sick. See Synonyms at disgust.

sick′en·er n.

sicken

(ˈsɪkən)
vb
1. to make or become sick, nauseated, or disgusted
2. (Pathology) (often foll by: for) to show symptoms (of an illness)

sick•en

(ˈsɪk ən)

v.t., v.i.
to make or become sick.
[1900–50]

sicken


Past participle: sickened
Gerund: sickening

Imperative
sicken
sicken
Present
I sicken
you sicken
he/she/it sickens
we sicken
you sicken
they sicken
Preterite
I sickened
you sickened
he/she/it sickened
we sickened
you sickened
they sickened
Present Continuous
I am sickening
you are sickening
he/she/it is sickening
we are sickening
you are sickening
they are sickening
Present Perfect
I have sickened
you have sickened
he/she/it has sickened
we have sickened
you have sickened
they have sickened
Past Continuous
I was sickening
you were sickening
he/she/it was sickening
we were sickening
you were sickening
they were sickening
Past Perfect
I had sickened
you had sickened
he/she/it had sickened
we had sickened
you had sickened
they had sickened
Future
I will sicken
you will sicken
he/she/it will sicken
we will sicken
you will sicken
they will sicken
Future Perfect
I will have sickened
you will have sickened
he/she/it will have sickened
we will have sickened
you will have sickened
they will have sickened
Future Continuous
I will be sickening
you will be sickening
he/she/it will be sickening
we will be sickening
you will be sickening
they will be sickening
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been sickening
you have been sickening
he/she/it has been sickening
we have been sickening
you have been sickening
they have been sickening
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been sickening
you will have been sickening
he/she/it will have been sickening
we will have been sickening
you will have been sickening
they will have been sickening
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been sickening
you had been sickening
he/she/it had been sickening
we had been sickening
you had been sickening
they had been sickening
Conditional
I would sicken
you would sicken
he/she/it would sicken
we would sicken
you would sicken
they would sicken
Past Conditional
I would have sickened
you would have sickened
he/she/it would have sickened
we would have sickened
you would have sickened
they would have sickened
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.sicken - cause aversion in; offend the moral sense of; "The pornographic pictures sickened us"
repel, repulse - be repellent to; cause aversion in
outrage, scandalise, scandalize, appal, appall, shock, offend - strike with disgust or revulsion; "The scandalous behavior of this married woman shocked her friends"
2.sicken - get sick; "She fell sick last Friday, and now she is in the hospital"
wan - become pale and sickly
contract, get, take - be stricken by an illness, fall victim to an illness; "He got AIDS"; "She came down with pneumonia"; "She took a chill"
canker - become infected with a canker
decline, worsen - grow worse; "Conditions in the slum worsened"
3.sicken - upset and make nauseatedsicken - upset and make nauseated; "The smell of the food turned the pregnant woman's stomach"; "The mold on the food sickened the diners"
disgust, gross out, revolt, repel - fill with distaste; "This spoilt food disgusts me"
4.sicken - make sick or ill; "This kind of food sickens me"
gag, choke - cause to retch or choke
harm - cause or do harm to; "These pills won't harm your system"

sicken

verb
1. disgust, revolt, nauseate, repel, gross out (U.S. slang), turn your stomach, make your gorge rise What he saw there sickened him, despite years of police work.
2. fall ill, take sick, ail, go down with something, contract something, be stricken by something Many of them sickened and died.
sicken for something fall ill with, get, go down with, contract, be stricken with, show symptoms of, take ill with I think he must be sickening for something.
sicken of something or someone grow tired of, tire of, weary of, have had enough of, become bored with, become jaded by They sickened of their image as the hippies of hip-hop.

sicken

verb
1. To become affected with a disease:
2. To offend the senses or feelings of:
Translations
يُثير إشْمِئْزازيَمْرَض
onemocnětznechutit
blive syggøre én dårlig
valda ógeîiveikjast
hastalanmaktiksindirmek

sicken

[ˈsɪkn]
A. VT
1. (= make ill) → poner enfermo
2. (fig) (= revolt) → dar asco
it sickens meme da asco
it sickens me to think I missed the partyme enferma pensar que me perdí la fiesta
B. VIcaer enfermo, enfermarse
to be sickening for (= show signs of) → mostrar síntomas de; (= miss) → echar de menos, echar a faltar
I sicken at the sight of blood(el) ver sangre me da náuseas

sicken

[ˈsɪkən]
vt (= disgust) → écœurer
vi
to be sickening for sth [+ cold, flu] → couver qch

sicken

vt (= turn sb’s stomach)anekeln, anwidern; (= upset greatly)erschüttern, krank machen (inf); (= disgust)anwidern; what they saw in the camp sickened themsie waren entsetzt über das, was sie im Lager sahen; it sickens me the way he treats heres macht mich krank, wie er sie behandelt (inf); doesn’t it sicken you?das ist doch unerträglich or zum Kotzen (sl)
vi
(= feel ill) to sicken at somethingsich vor etw (dat)ekeln
(= become ill)krank werden; he’s definitely sickening for somethinger wird bestimmt krank; you must be sickening for something (lit iro)ist mit dir was nicht in Ordnung?; he’s sickening for a virusbei ihm ist ein Virus im Anzug
to sicken of somethingeiner Sache (gen)müde (geh)werden or sein, etw satthaben

sicken

[ˈsɪkn]
1. vtnauseare, stomacare (fig) → disgustare
2. visentirsi male, ammalarsi
to sicken of sth → stufarsi di qc
to be sickening for sth (cold, flu) → covare qc

sick

(sik) adjective
1. vomiting or inclined to vomit. He has been sick several times today; I feel sick; She's inclined to be seasick/airsick/car-sick.
2. (especially American) ill. He is a sick man; The doctor told me that my husband is very sick and may not live very long.
3. very tired (of); wishing to have no more (of). I'm sick of doing this; I'm sick and tired of hearing about it!
4. affected by strong, unhappy or unpleasant feelings. I was really sick at making that bad mistake.
5. in bad taste. a sick joke.
noun
vomit. The bedclothes were covered with sick.
ˈsicken verb
1. to become sick.
2. to disgust. The very thought sickens me.
ˈsickening adjective
causing sickness, disgust or weariness; very unpleasant or annoying. There was a sickening crunch; The weather is really sickening!
ˈsickeningly adverb
ˈsickly adjective
1. tending to be often ill. a sickly child.
2. suggesting sickness; pale; feeble. She looks sickly.
ˈsickness noun
the state of being sick or ill. There seems to be a lot of sickness in the town; seasickness.
ˈsick-leave noun
time taken off from work etc because of sickness. He has been on sick-leave for the last three days.
make (someone) sick
to make (someone) feel very annoyed, upset etc. It makes me sick to see him waste money like that.
the sick
ill people. He visits the sick.
worried sick
very worried. I'm worried sick about it.
see also ill.
References in classic literature ?
Heyward, I sicken at the sight of danger that I cannot share," said the undaunted but anxious daughter.
Or will she, likewise, fade, sicken, sadden, and grow into deformity, and be only another pallid phantom, to glide noiselessly up and down the stairs, and affright children as she pauses at the window?
There were poisons so subtle that to know their properties one had to sicken of them.
But his love of me is wonderful; I go further: I, who sicken and freeze at the mere thought of him, when I recall the abjection and passion of this attachment, and when I know how he fears my power to cut him off by suicide, I find it in my heart to pity him.
THE dairy was certainly worth looking at: it was a scene to sicken for with a sort of calenture in hot and dusty streets--such coolness, such purity, such fresh fragrance of new-pressed cheese, of firm butter, of wooden vessels perpetually bathed in pure water; such soft colouring of red earthenware and creamy surfaces, brown wood and polished tin, grey limestone and rich orange-red rust on the iron weights and hooks and hinges.