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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Sick  \Sick\,  v.  i. 
  To  fall  sick;  to  sicken.  [Obs.]  --Shak. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Sick  \Sick\,  a.  [Compar.  {Sicker};  superl.  {Sickest}.]  [OE.  sek, 
  sik,  ill,  AS  se['o]c;  akin  to  OS  siok,  seoc,  OFries  siak, 
  D.  ziek,  G.  siech,  OHG.  sioh,  Icel.  sj?kr,  Sw  sjuk,  Dan. 
  syg,  Goth.  siuks  ill,  siukan  to  be  ill.] 
  1.  Affected  with  disease  of  any  kind  ill;  indisposed;  not  in 
  health.  See  the  Synonym  under  {Illness}. 
 
  Simon's  wife's  mother  lay  sick  of  a  fever.  --Mark  i. 
  30. 
 
  Behold  them  that  are  sick  with  famine.  --Jer.  xiv. 
  18. 
 
  2.  Affected  with  or  attended  by  nausea;  inclined  to  vomit; 
  as  sick  at  the  stomach;  a  sick  headache. 
 
  3.  Having  a  strong  dislike;  disgusted;  surfeited;  --  with  of 
  as  to  be  sick  of  flattery. 
 
  He  was  not  so  sick  of  his  master  as  of  his  work 
  --L'Estrange. 
 
  4.  Corrupted;  imperfect;  impaired;  weakned. 
 
  So  great  is  his  antipathy  against  episcopacy,  that 
  if  a  seraphim  himself  should  be  a  bishop,  he  would 
  either  find  or  make  some  sick  feathers  in  his  wings. 
  --Fuller. 
 
  {Sick  bay}  (Naut.),  an  apartment  in  a  vessel,  used  as  the 
  ship's  hospital. 
 
  {Sick  bed},  the  bed  upon  which  a  person  lies  sick. 
 
  {Sick  berth},  an  apartment  for  the  sick  in  a  ship  of  war. 
 
  {Sick  headache}  (Med.),  a  variety  of  headache  attended  with 
  disorder  of  the  stomach  and  nausea. 
 
  {Sick  list},  a  list  containing  the  names  of  the  sick. 
 
  {Sick  room},  a  room  in  which  a  person  lies  sick,  or  to  which 
  he  is  confined  by  sickness. 
 
  Note:  [These  terms,  sick  bed,  sick  berth,  etc.,  are  also 
  written  both  hyphened  and  solid.] 
 
  Syn:  Diseased;  ill;  disordered;  distempered;  indisposed; 
  weak;  ailing;  feeble;  morbid. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Sick  \Sick\,  n. 
  Sickness.  [Obs.]  --Chaucer. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  sick 
  adj  1:  not  in  good  physical  or  mental  health;  "ill  from  the 
  monotony  of  his  suffering"  [syn:  {ill}]  [ant:  {well}] 
  2:  feeling  nausea;  feeling  about  to  vomit  [syn:  {nauseated},  {queasy}, 
  {sickish}] 
  3:  affected  with  madness  or  insanity;  "a  man  who  had  gone  mad" 
  [syn:  {brainsick},  {crazy},  {demented},  {distracted},  {disturbed}, 
  {mad},  {unbalanced},  {unhinged}] 
  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"  [syn:  {disgusted},  {fed 
  up(p)},  {sick(p)},  {sick  of(p)},  {tired  of(p)}] 
  n  :  people  who  are  sick;  "they  devote  their  lives  to  caring  for 
  the  sick" 
  v  :  eject  the  contents  of  the  stomach  through  the  mouth;  "After 
  drinking  too  much  the  students  vomited"  [syn:  {vomit},  {vomit 
  up},  {cast},  {cat},  {regurgitate},  {be  sick},  {disgorge}, 
  {regorge},  {retch},  {puke},  {barf},  {spew},  {spue},  {chuck}, 
  {upchuck},  {honk},  {throw  up}]  [ant:  {keep  down}] 




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