(noun, adjective, verb)


1. affected by an impairment of normal physical or mental function

Similar word(s): unfit, unhealthy, afflicted, stricken, aguish, ailing, indisposed, peaked, poorly, seedy, sickly, unwell, airsick, carsick, seasick, autistic, bedfast, bedrid, bedridden, bilious, liverish, livery, bronchitic, consumptive, convalescent, recovering, delirious, hallucinating, diabetic, dizzy, giddy, vertiginous, woozy, dyspeptic, faint, light, lightheaded, swooning, feverish, feverous, funny, gouty, green, nauseated, nauseous, queasy, sick, sickish, palsied, paralytic, paralyzed, paraplegic, rachitic, rickety, scrofulous, sneezy, spastic, tubercular, tuberculous, unhealed, upset, ill

2. feeling nausea; feeling about to vomit

Similar word(s): ill, sick, nauseated, nauseous, queasy, sickish

3. affected with madness or insanity

Similar word(s): insane, brainsick, crazy, demented, disturbed, mad, unbalanced, unhinged

4. having a strong distaste from an excessive amount of something.

- sick of it all

- sick to death of flattery

- gossip that makes one sick

Similar word(s): displeased, disgusted

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

Similar word(s): weak, pale, pallid, wan

6. deeply affected by a strong feeling

- sat completely still, sick with envy

- she was sick with longing

Similar word(s): affected, moved, stirred, touched

7. shockingly repellent; inspiring horror

Similar word(s): alarming, ghastly, grim, grisly, gruesome, macabre

Sentences with sick as an adjective:

- She was sick all day with the flu.

- That's a sick joke.

- I've heard that song on the radio so many times that I'm starting to get sick of it.

- This tune is sick.

- Dude, this car's got a sick subwoofer!

- sick building syndrome; my car is looking pretty sick; my job prospects are pretty sick


1. people who are sick

- they devote their lives to caring for the sick

Definition categories: group, people

Sentences with sick as a noun:

- We have to cure the sick.

- He lay there in a pool of his own sick.


1. eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth

Similar word(s): barf, cast, cat, chuck, disgorge, honk, puke, purge, regorge, regurgitate, retch, spew, spue, upchuck, vomit

Definition categories: body, egest, eliminate, excrete, pass

Sentences with sick as a verb:

- I woke up at 4 am and sicked on the floor.