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NOUN (1)

1. people who are sick;
- Example: "they devote their lives to caring for the sick"


VERB (1)

1. eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth;
- Example: "After drinking too much, the students vomited"
- Example: "He purged continuously"
- Example: "The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night"
[syn: vomit, vomit up, purge, cast, sick, cat, be sick, disgorge, regorge, retch, puke, barf, spew, spue, chuck, upchuck, honk, regurgitate, throw up]


ADJECTIVE (7)

1. affected by an impairment of normal physical or mental function;
- Example: "ill from the monotony of his suffering"
[syn: ill, sick]

2. feeling nausea; feeling about to vomit;
[syn: nauseated, nauseous, queasy, sick, sickish]

3. affected with madness or insanity;
- Example: "a man who had gone mad"
[syn: brainsick, crazy, demented, disturbed, mad, sick, unbalanced, unhinged]

4. having a strong distaste from surfeit;
- Example: "grew more and more disgusted"
- Example: "fed up with their complaints"
- Example: "sick of it all"
- Example: "sick to death of flattery"
- Example: "gossip that makes one sick"
- Example: "tired of the noise and smoke"
[syn: disgusted, fed up(p), sick(p), sick of(p), tired of(p)]

5. (of light) lacking in intensity or brightness; dim or feeble;
- Example: "the pale light of a half moon"
- Example: "a pale sun"
- Example: "the late afternoon light coming through the el tracks fell in pale oblongs on the street"
- Example: "a pallid sky"
- Example: "the pale (or wan) stars"
- Example: "the wan light of dawn"
[syn: pale, pallid, wan, sick]

6. deeply affected by a strong feeling;
- Example: "sat completely still, sick with envy"
- Example: "she was sick with longing"

7. shockingly repellent; inspiring horror;
- Example: "ghastly wounds"
- Example: "the grim aftermath of the bombing"
- Example: "the grim task of burying the victims"
- Example: "a grisly murder"
- Example: "gruesome evidence of human sacrifice"
- Example: "macabre tales of war and plague in the Middle ages"
- Example: "macabre tortures conceived by madmen"
[syn: ghastly, grim, grisly, gruesome, macabre, sick]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Sick \Sick\, n. Sickness. [Obs.] --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Sick \Sick\, v. i. To fall sick; to sicken. [Obs.] --Shak. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Sick \Sick\, a. [Compar. Sicker; superl. Sickest.] [OE. sek, sik, ill, AS. se['o]c; akin to OS. siok, seoc, OFries. siak, D. ziek, G. siech, OHG. sioh, Icel. sj?kr, Sw. sjuk, Dan. syg, Goth. siuks ill, siukan to be ill.] 1. Affected with disease of any kind; ill; indisposed; not in health. See the Synonym under Illness. [1913 Webster] Simon's wife's mother lay sick of a fever. --Mark i. 30. [1913 Webster] Behold them that are sick with famine. --Jer. xiv. 18. [1913 Webster] 2. Affected with, or attended by, nausea; inclined to vomit; as, sick at the stomach; a sick headache. [1913 Webster] 3. Having a strong dislike; disgusted; surfeited; -- with of; as, to be sick of flattery. [1913 Webster] He was not so sick of his master as of his work. --L'Estrange. [1913 Webster] 4. Corrupted; imperfect; impaired; weakned. [1913 Webster] So great is his antipathy against episcopacy, that, if a seraphim himself should be a bishop, he would either find or make some sick feathers in his wings. --Fuller. [1913 Webster] Sick bay (Naut.), an apartment in a vessel, used as the ship's hospital. Sick bed, the bed upon which a person lies sick. Sick berth, an apartment for the sick in a ship of war. Sick headache (Med.), a variety of headache attended with disorder of the stomach and nausea. Sick list, a list containing the names of the sick. Sick room, a room in which a person lies sick, or to which he is confined by sickness. Note: [These terms, sick bed, sick berth, etc., are also written both hyphened and solid.] [1913 Webster] Syn: Diseased; ill; disordered; distempered; indisposed; weak; ailing; feeble; morbid. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

sick adj 1: affected by an impairment of normal physical or mental function; "ill from the monotony of his suffering" [syn: ill, sick] [ant: well] 2: feeling nausea; feeling about to vomit [syn: nauseated, nauseous, queasy, sick, sickish] 3: affected with madness or insanity; "a man who had gone mad" [syn: brainsick, crazy, demented, disturbed, mad, sick, unbalanced, unhinged] 4: having a strong distaste from surfeit; "grew more and more disgusted"; "fed up with their complaints"; "sick of it all"; "sick to death of flattery"; "gossip that makes one sick"; "tired of the noise and smoke" [syn: disgusted, fed up(p), sick(p), sick of(p), tired of(p)] 5: (of light) lacking in intensity or brightness; dim or feeble; "the pale light of a half moon"; "a pale sun"; "the late afternoon light coming through the el tracks fell in pale oblongs on the street"; "a pallid sky"; "the pale (or wan) stars"; "the wan light of dawn" [syn: pale, pallid, wan, sick] 6: deeply affected by a strong feeling; "sat completely still, sick with envy"; "she was sick with longing" 7: shockingly repellent; inspiring horror; "ghastly wounds"; "the grim aftermath of the bombing"; "the grim task of burying the victims"; "a grisly murder"; "gruesome evidence of human sacrifice"; "macabre tales of war and plague in the Middle ages"; "macabre tortures conceived by madmen" [syn: ghastly, grim, grisly, gruesome, macabre, sick] n 1: people who are sick; "they devote their lives to caring for the sick" v 1: eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth; "After drinking too much, the students vomited"; "He purged continuously"; "The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night" [syn: vomit, vomit up, purge, cast, sick, cat, be sick, disgorge, regorge, retch, puke, barf, spew, spue, chuck, upchuck, honk, regurgitate, throw up] [ant: keep down]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

180 Moby Thesaurus words for "sick": abnormal, affected, afflicted, ailing, airsick, amiss, annoyed, appalled, bad, below par, bent, bereft of reason, bizarre, blase, bored, brainsick, burdened, carsick, chagrined, comfortless, confined, crackbrained, cracked, crazed, crazy, critically ill, cronk, crook, daft, debilitated, defective, deluded, demented, deprived of reason, deranged, desolate, desole, disconsolate, diseased, disgusted, disordered, disoriented, dispirited, distraught, disturbed, down, faint, faintish, fed-up, feeling awful, feeling faint, feeling something terrible, fevered, flawed, flighty, forlorn, funny, ghoulish, good and tired, grotesque, gruesome, hallucinated, heartsick, heartsore, ill, imperfect, in danger, inconsolable, indisposed, infirm, insane, irked, irrational, irritated, jaded, kinky, laid low, laid up, life-weary, loco, lousy, lunatic, macabre, mad, maddened, manic, masochistic, mazed, mean, melancholic, melancholy, mental, mentally deficient, meshuggah, miserable, moon-struck, morbid, morose, mortally ill, nauseated, neurotic, non compos, non compos mentis, not all there, not quite right, not right, odd, of unsound mind, off, off-color, offended, out of sorts, peaked, peaking, peaky, peculiar, poorly, psycho, psychoneurotic, psychotic, put out, qualmish, queasy, queer, reasonless, repelled, repulsed, revolted, rocky, rotten, sadistic, satiated, seasick, seedy, senseless, shocked, shocking, sick at heart, sick of, sick unto death, sickened, sickish, sickly, soul-sick, splenetic, squeamish, stark-mad, stark-staring mad, strange, stricken, taken ill, tetched, tired, tired of, tired of living, tired to death, tottering, touched, troubled, unbalanced, unconsolable, unconventional, under the weather, unhealthy, unhinged, unsane, unsettled, unsound, unwell, upset, wandering, wearied, weariful, weary, weary unto death, weird, witless, wobbly, world-weary, wretched