sickening


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sick·en·ing

 (sĭk′ə-nĭng)
adj.
1. Revolting or disgusting; loathsome: a sickening stench.
2. Causing sickness.

sick′en·ing·ly adv.

sickening

(ˈsɪkənɪŋ)
adj
1. causing sickness or revulsion
2. informal extremely annoying
ˈsickeningly adv

sick•en•ing

(ˈsɪk ə nɪŋ)

adj.
causing sickness or loathing: sickening arrogance.
[1715–25]
sick′en•ing•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.sickening - causing or able to cause nauseasickening - causing or able to cause nausea; "a nauseating smell"; "nauseous offal"; "a sickening stench"
unwholesome - detrimental to physical or moral well-being; "unwholesome food"; "unwholesome habits like smoking"

sickening

adjective disgusting, revolting, vile, offensive, foul, distasteful, repulsive, nauseating, loathsome, nauseous, gut-wrenching, putrid, stomach-turning (informal), cringe-making (Brit. informal), noisome, yucky or yukky (slang) This was a sickening attack on a defenceless woman.
delightful, pleasant, wholesome, inviting, wonderful, tempting, marvellous, beneficial, therapeutic, heartening, mouth-watering, salutary, curative, health-giving

sickening

adjective
Extremely unpleasant to the senses or feelings:
Translations
مُثير للإشْمِئْزاز، مُغْثٍ، مُقْرِفمُقْرِف
nechutnýohavný
modbydelig
kuvottava
odvratan
viîbjóîslegur
吐き気をもよおさせる
불쾌감을 주는
vämjelig
น่าสะอิดสะเอียน
kinh tởm

sickening

[ˈsɪknɪŋ]
1. (= disgusting) [sight, smell] → nauseabundo, asqueroso; [cruelty, crime] → espeluznante, repugnante; [waste] → indignante, escandaloso
a sickening feeling of failureuna asqueante or insoportable sensación de fracaso
a sickening feeling of panicun sensación de pánico atenazadora
2. (= annoying) [person, behaviour, situation] → odioso, exasperante
3. (= unpleasant) [blow, crunch] → tremendo
with a sickening thudcon un golpetazo tremendo

sickening

[ˈsɪkənɪŋ] adj (= disgusting) → écœurant(e)

sickening

adj (lit)ekelerregend; smell, sight alsowiderlich; (= upsetting)erschütternd; (= disgusting, annoying)ekelhaft, zum Kotzen (sl); treatmentabscheulich; crueltywiderlich; delays, price increaseunerträglich; personekelhaft; his sickening habit of always being rightseine unerträgliche Angewohnheit, immer recht zu haben; the most sickening thing I’ve ever seendas Widerlichste, was ich je gesehen habe; we’re going to be late again — how sickeningwir kommen schon wieder zu spät — es ist einfach furchtbar

sickening

[ˈsɪknɪŋ] adj (smell, sight) → nauseante (fig) (crime, waste, behaviour) → disgustoso/a, rivoltante; (crash) → pauroso/a (fam) (annoying) → esasperante

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.

sickening

مُقْرِف nechutný modbydelig ekelhaft αηδιαστικός repugnante kuvottava écœurant odvratan disgustoso 吐き気をもよおさせる 불쾌감을 주는 ziekmakend vemmelig mdlący repugnante тошнотворный vämjelig น่าสะอิดสะเอียน mide bulandırıcı kinh tởm 令人作呕的
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Here Magua suffered them to dismount; and notwithstanding their own captivity, the curiosity which seems inseparable from horror, induced them to gaze at the sickening sight below.
They were not sure that it was unpleasant, this odor; some might have called it sickening, but their taste in odors was not developed, and they were only sure that it was curious.
The place had that peculiar sickening, unwholesome smell, compounded of mingled damp, dirt and decay, which one often notices in close old houses.
Men and women, boys and girls, trotted along beside or after the cart, hooting, shouting profane and ribald remarks, singing snatches of foul song, skipping, dancing -- a very holiday of hellions, a sickening sight.
Ignorant people think it's the NOISE which fighting cats make that is so aggravating, but it ain't so; it's the sickening grammar they use.
Some said that now and then, in the cave, a far-away speck of light would glimmer, and then a glorious shout would burst forth and a score of men go trooping down the echoing aisle -- and then a sickening disappointment always followed; the children were not there; it was only a searcher's light.
I was actually permitting myself to experience a sickening sense of disappointment; but rallying my wits, and recollecting my principles, I at once called my sensations to order; and it was wonderful how I got over the temporary blunder--how I cleared up the mistake of supposing Mr.
At last, swooping at a street corner by a fountain, one of its wheels came to a sickening little jolt, and there was a loud cry from a number of voices, and the horses reared and plunged.
This was horrible, and gave me a sickening idea of London: the more so as the Lord Chief Justice's proprietor wore (from his hat down to his boots and up again to his pocket-handkerchief inclusive) mildewed clothes, which had evidently not belonged to him originally, and which, I took it into my head, he had bought cheap of the executioner.
I should have no qualms about tightening the rope round the neck of some human monster, or sticking a neat dagger or bullet into a dangerous, treacherous foe, but to kill a dream is a sickening business.
The jibs behind me cracked aloud, the rudder slammed to, the whole ship gave a sickening heave and shudder, and at the same moment the main-boom swung inboard, the sheet groaning in the blocks, and showed me the lee after-deck.
When, in the course of a deal, those sickening dissertations on the game would take place, the chevalier invariably drew out his snuff-box with a gesture that was worthy of Mole, looked at the Princess Goritza, raised the cover with dignity, shook, sifted, massed the snuff, and gathered his pinch, so that by the time the cards were dealt he had decorated both nostrils and replaced the princess in his waistcoat pocket,--always on his left side.