sick

Sick describes someone who's not well, suffering from some kind of illness. You shouldn't go to school when you're sick.

If you're sick in bed, you're ill. While sick usually refers to people with physical or mental illnesses, it can also be used to describe an object or system that isn't working right, like a sick economy. Sick can also mean that you're tired of something, like a song you have heard too many times — you're sick of it. Sick is also slang used to describe something that is visually impressive, like a sick hockey goal.

Definitions of sick
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adj affected by an impairment of normal physical or mental function

Synonyms:
ill
unfit
not in good physical or mental condition; out of condition
unhealthy
not in or exhibiting good health in body or mind
afflicted, stricken
grievously affected especially by disease
aguish
affected by ague
ailing, indisposed, peaked, poorly, seedy, sickly, under the weather, unwell
somewhat ill or prone to illness
air sick, airsick, carsick, seasick
experiencing motion sickness
autistic
characteristic of or affected with autism
bedfast, bedrid, bedridden, sick-abed
confined to bed (by illness)
bilious, liverish, livery
suffering from or suggesting a liver disorder or gastric distress
bronchitic
suffering from or prone to bronchitis
consumptive
afflicted with or associated with pulmonary tuberculosis
convalescent, recovering
returning to health after illness or debility
delirious, hallucinating
experiencing delirium
diabetic
suffering from diabetes
dizzy, giddy, vertiginous, woozy
having or causing a whirling sensation; liable to falling
dyspeptic
suffering from dyspepsia
faint, light, light-headed, lightheaded, swooning
weak and likely to lose consciousness
feverish, feverous
having or affected by a fever
funny
experiencing odd bodily sensations
gouty
suffering from gout
green
looking pale and unhealthy
laid low, stricken
put out of action (by illness)
laid up
ill and usually confined
milk-sick
affected with or related to milk sickness
nauseated, nauseous, queasy, sickish
feeling nausea; feeling about to vomit
palsied
affected with palsy or uncontrollable tremor
paralytic, paralyzed
affected with paralysis
paraplegic
suffering complete paralysis of the lower half of the body usually resulting from damage to the spinal cord
rachitic, rickety
affected with, suffering from, or characteristic of rickets
scrofulous
afflicted with scrofula
sneezy
inclined to sneeze
spastic
suffering from spastic paralysis
tubercular, tuberculous
constituting or afflicted with or caused by tuberculosis or the tubercle bacillus
unhealed
not healed
upset
mildly physically distressed
Antonyms:
well
in good health especially after having suffered illness or injury
fit
physically and mentally sound or healthy
healthy
having or indicating good health in body or mind; free from infirmity or disease
asymptomatic, symptomless
having no symptoms of illness or disease
cured, healed, recovered
freed from illness or injury
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adj feeling nausea; feeling about to vomit

Synonyms:
nauseated, nauseous, queasy, sickish
ill
affected by an impairment of normal physical or mental function

adj affected with madness or insanity

Synonyms:
brainsick, crazy, demented, disturbed, mad, unbalanced, unhinged
insane
afflicted with or characteristic of mental derangement

adj having a strong distaste from surfeit

sick of it all”
sick to death of flattery”
“gossip that makes one sick
Synonyms:
disgusted, fed up, sick of, tired of
displeased
not pleased; experiencing or manifesting displeasure

adj shockingly repellent; inspiring horror

Synonyms:
ghastly, grim, grisly, gruesome, macabre
alarming
frightening because of an awareness of danger

adj deeply affected by a strong feeling

“sat completely still, sick with envy”
“she was sick with longing”
Synonyms:
affected, moved, stirred, touched
being excited or provoked to the expression of an emotion

adj (of light) lacking in intensity or brightness; dim or feeble

Synonyms:
pale, pallid, wan
weak
wanting in physical strength

n people who are sick

“they devote their lives to caring for the sick
Type of:
people
(plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively

v eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth

Synonyms:
barf, be sick, chuck, disgorge, throw up, vomit, vomit up
Antonyms:
keep down
manage not to throw up
Type of:
egest, eliminate, excrete, pass
eliminate from the body

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