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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One of the group was the son of a country minister, another of a judge; John, the unhappiest of all, had David Nicholson to father, the idea of facing whom on such a scandalous subject was physically sickening.
with what a sickening sense of his unworthiness he now inserted it into the well-oiled lock and entered that citadel of the proprieties
But all the horrid mass of blood and slime, of torn, evil-smelling flesh and the sickening remnants of violent death, were gone.
The worst parts were the great masses of the flesh of the monstrous Worm, in all its red and sickening aspect.
He did not repeat to himself with a sickening feeling of shame the words he had spoken, or say: "Oh, why did I not say that?
Fancy, at every village and homestead almost through the three kingdoms, the great news coming of the battles in Flanders, and the feelings of exultation and gratitude, bereavement and sickening dismay, when the lists of the regimental losses were gone through, and it became known whether the dear friend and relative had escaped or fallen.
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.
It is sickening that vulgar, middle-class virtue should pay.
Better to cling to the smooth stone he kicked off his sandals of zitidar hide and with his bare feet braced himself against the sickening tilt, at the same time throwing his arms supportingly about the girl.
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.
There was a darkness; then a dizzy, sickening sensation of sight that was not like seeing; I saw a Line that was no Line; Space that was not Space: I was myself, and not myself.
Presently a great hole was torn in the hull of one of the immense battle craft from the Zodangan camp; with a lurch she turned completely over, the little figures of her crew plunging, turning and twisting toward the ground a thousand feet below; then with sickening velocity she tore after them, almost completely burying herself in the soft loam of the ancient sea bottom.