sickening

[sik-uh-ning]
adjective
causing or capable of causing sickness, especially nausea, disgust, or loathing: sickening arrogance.

Origin:
1715–25; sicken + -ing2

sickeningly, adverb


nauseating, disgusting, loathsome.
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sickening (ˈsɪkənɪŋ)
 
adj
1.  causing sickness or revulsion
2.  informal extremely annoying
 
'sickeningly
 
adv

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sicken
c.1200, "to become sick," originally the verb was simply sick (c.1150), from sick (adj.). Transf. sense of "to make sick" is recorded from 1694.
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