|1.||inclined or likely to vomit|
|2.||a. suffering from ill health|
|b. (as collective noun; preceded by the): the sick|
|3.||a. of, relating to, or used by people who are unwell: sick benefits|
|b. (in combination): sickroom|
|4.||deeply affected with a mental or spiritual feeling akin to physical sickness: sick at heart|
|5.||mentally, psychologically, or spiritually disturbed|
|6.||informal delighting in or catering for the macabre or sadistic; morbid: sick humour|
|9.||pallid or sickly|
|10.||not in working order|
|11.||(of land) unfit for the adequate production of certain crops|
|12.||slang look sick to be outclassed|
|13.||an informal word for vomit|
|[Old English sēoc; related to Old Norse skjūkr, Gothic siuks, Old High German sioh]|
adj. sick·er, sick·est
Suffering from or affected with a disease or disorder.
Of or for sick persons.
Mentally ill or disturbed.
Constituting an unhealthy environment for those working or residing within, as of a building.
A Latin word for “thus,” used to indicate that an apparent error is part of quoted material and not an editorial mistake: “The learned geographer asserts that ‘the capital of the United States is Washingtown [sic].’”
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