sick


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Synonyms for sick

Synonyms for sick

suffering from or affected with an illness

of or associated with sickness

susceptible to or marked by preoccupation with unwholesome matters

out of patience with

Synonyms for sick

people who are sick

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affected by an impairment of normal physical or mental function

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feeling nausea

affected with madness or insanity

having a strong distaste from surfeit

(of light) lacking in intensity or brightness

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deeply affected by a strong feeling

shockingly repellent

References in classic literature ?
He did not intend to say that the chill of a sick man's hand seemed to have struck into the heart whose capacities for affection he dwelt on at such length.
The sick man was turned on to his side with his face to the wall.
From the hospital still proceeded the moaning of the sick.
His mirth was hoarse and ghastly, like a raven's croak, and the sick wolf joined him, howling lugubriously.
Still the Indian Summer held on, and he continued to crawl and faint, turn and turn about; and ever the sick wolf coughed and wheezed at his heels.
Which done, another of the attendants of the great person, which was with him in the same boat, after his lord had spoken a little to him, said aloud: 'My lord would have you know, that it is not of pride or greatness that he cometh out aboard your ship; but for that in your answer you declare that you have many sick amongst you, he was warned by the Conservator of Health of the city that he should keep a distance.
so he called it), where we should be accommodated of things both for our whole and for our sick.
He must have suffered severely, for he called me in and obeyed my commands like a sick child.
The sick and perishing--it was they who despised the body and the earth, and invented the heavenly world, and the redeeming blood-drops; but even those sweet and sad poisons they borrowed from the body and the earth!
Neither is Zarathustra indignant at a convalescent who looketh tenderly on his delusions, and at midnight stealeth round the grave of his God; but sickness and a sick frame remain even in his tears.
The sick woman pulled herself up till she sat erect in the bed--a most unusual thing for her to do, though Pollyanna did not know this.
All through the first part of this sentence, the sick woman had sat interestedly erect; but at the reference to the jelly she fell back on her pillow listlessly.
The princess saw that in the evenings Kitty read a French testament that Madame Stahl had given her--a thing she had never done before; that she avoided society acquaintances and associated with the sick people who were under Varenka's protection, and especially one poor family, that of a sick painter, Petrov.
Why, Saxon, I've fought battles, good ones, frazzlin' my silk away to beat the band before whisky-soaked, smokin' audiences of rotten fight-fans, that just made me sick clean through.
Think of it--booze-guzzlin' stiffs that 'd be afraid to mix it with a sick cat, not fit to hold the coat of any decent man, think of them a-standin' up on their hind legs an' yellin' an' cheerin' me--ME