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  • EN [ sɪk]
  • US [ sɪk]

English definition


  • 1. people who are sick;

    • "they devote their lives to caring for the sick"


  • 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"


  • 1. not in good physical or mental health;

    • "ill from the monotony of his suffering"
  • 2. feeling nausea; feeling about to vomit

  • 3. affected with madness or insanity;

    • "a man who had gone mad"
  • 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"

Example sentences

  • Why worry yourself sick?

  • We raced the sick woman to hospital.

  • It makes me sick to read over such stereotypes devoid of content.

  • She nursed the sick boy back to health.

  • I am sick to death of your complaints.

  • I'm so sick today that I couldn't walk as far as the kitchen, let alone go to the zoo with you.

  • The sick woman moaned.

  • The mother kept a watch over the sick child all night.

  • I was sad to hear that you're sick.

  • We planned on Mary for the decorations, but she was sick.

  • The best cuts of the meat were kept out for the sick and wounded.

  • He's been extremely sick , but thankfully he's off the danger list now.

  • He stays at home on sick leave.

  • The life of the sick man is at stake.

  • She is sick with me for being so late.

  • He will relieve a sick teacher tomorrow.

  • A nurse ministers to the sick.

  • I felt sick with jealousy.

  • I am sick of all the quarrelling among politicians who should be concentrating on vital issues.

  • The average Swede was off sick 27 days last year.

  • The sight of George shedding crocodile tears made me sick.

  • I was again using the cold, unflinching eye of the camera to probe a sick society.

  • All the years he was sick my mother had nursed him.

  • "Shouldn't you be at work today?" — "I called in sick."

  • That's really sick.

  • The public is sick of spin and tired of promises. It's time for politicians to act.

  • She felt shivery and a little sick.

  • You can get sick to death of a friend regurgitating her partner's opinions.

  • Most people here are sick of violence.

Phrase collocation

  • be sick

    be ill


  • get sick

    be ill


  • make someone sick

    cause someone to vomit or feel nauseous or unwell

  • — oneself sick

    do something to such an extent that one feels nauseous or unwell (often used for emphasis)

    • she was &B{worrying herself sick about} Mike.

  • on the sick

    (Brit. informal)receiving sickness benefit

  • sick and tired of

    (informal)annoyed about or bored with (something) and unwilling to put up with it any longer

    • I am sick and tired of all the criticism.

  • as sick as a dog

    (informal)extremely ill

  • as sick as a parrot

    (informal)extremely disappointed

  • the sick man of —

    a country that is politically or economically unsound, especially in comparison with its neighbours in the region specified

    • the country had been the sick man of Europe for too long.

  • sick to death of

    (informal). another way of saying sick and tired of above

  • sick to one's stomach


  • sick and tired

    Thoroughly weary, discouraged, or bored.


  • sick joke

    • He is given to sick jokes.

  • sick up

    • Ralph went out to sick.

    • That stuff will make you sick up.

  • sick lame and lazy

    • Do you know why he always was the sick lame and lazy?

Synonym discrimination

  • ill, sick



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