HyperDic: sick_person

English > 1 sense of the expression sick person:
NOUNperson sick person, diseased person, sufferera person suffering from an illness
English > sick person: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningA person suffering from an illness.
Synonymsdiseased person, sufferer
Narroweranorexic, anorecticA person suffering from anorexia nervosa
bulimicA person suffering from bulimia
consumptive, lunger, tubercularA person with pulmonary tuberculosis
convalescentA person who is recovering from illness
depressivesomeone suffering psychological depression
diabeticsomeone who has diabetes
dyspepticA person suffering from indigestion
epilepticA person who has epilepsy
hemophiliac, haemophiliac, bleeder, hemophile, haemophilesomeone who has hemophilia and is subject to uncontrollable bleeding
incurableA person whose disease is incurable
insomniac, sleepless personsomeone who cannot sleep
invalid, shut-insomeone who is incapacitated by a chronic illness or injury
leper, lazarA person afflicted with leprosy
lunatic, madman, maniacAn insane person
manic-depressiveA person afflicted with manic-depressive illness
monomaniacA person suffering from monomania
narcolepticA person who has narcolepsy
neurasthenicA person suffering a nervous breakdown
neurotic, psychoneurotic, mental caseA person suffering from neurosis
patientA person who requires medical care
psychotic, psychotic person, psychoA person afflicted with psychosis
rheumaticA person suffering with rheumatism
syphiliticA person suffering from syphilis
valetudinarianWeak or sickly person especially one morbidly concerned with his or her health
vomiter, spewerA person who vomits
Broaderunfortunate, unfortunate personA person who suffers misfortune

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