Search Result for "sicken":
1. cause aversion in; offend the moral sense of;
- Example: "The pornographic pictures sickened us"
[syn: disgust, revolt, nauseate, sicken, churn up]
2. get sick;
- Example: "She fell sick last Friday, and now she is in the hospital"
[syn: sicken, come down]
3. upset and make nauseated;
- Example: "The smell of the food turned the pregnant woman's stomach"
- Example: "The mold on the food sickened the diners"
[syn: sicken, nauseate, turn one's stomach]
4. make sick or ill;
- Example: "This kind of food sickens me"
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Sicken \Sick"en\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Sickened; p. pr. & vb. n. Sickening.] 1. To make sick; to disease. [1913 Webster] Raise this strength, and sicken that to death. --Prior. [1913 Webster] 2. To make qualmish; to nauseate; to disgust; as, to sicken the stomach. [1913 Webster] 3. To impair; to weaken. [Obs.] --Shak. [1913 Webster]The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Sicken \Sick"en\, v. i. 1. To become sick; to fall into disease. [1913 Webster] The judges that sat upon the jail, and those that attended, sickened upon it and died. --Bacon. [1913 Webster] 2. To be filled to disgust; to be disgusted or nauseated; to be filled with abhorrence or aversion; to be surfeited or satiated. [1913 Webster] Mine eyes did sicken at the sight. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. To become disgusting or tedious. [1913 Webster] The toiling pleasure sickens into pain. --Goldsmith. [1913 Webster] 4. To become weak; to decay; to languish. [1913 Webster] All pleasures sicken, and all glories sink. --Pope. [1913 Webster]Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
69 Moby Thesaurus words for "sicken": OD, affect, afflict, appall, be brought down, be felled, be struck down, be traumatized, break out, catch, catch cold, collapse, come down with, contract, debilitate, degenerate, derange, deteriorate, devitalize, disable, disgust, disimprove, disorder, enervate, enfeeble, erupt, fail, fall back, fever, get, get worse, give offense, go into shock, gross out, grow worse, horrify, hospitalize, incapacitate, indispose, invalid, lay up, let down, nauseate, offend, overdose, put off, put out, reduce, regress, relapse, reluct, repel, repulse, retrograde, retrogress, revolt, run a temperature, shock, slacken, slip back, take, take ill, turn, turn the stomach, unhinge, unsettle, upset, weaken, worsen