HyperDic: sicken

English > 4 senses of the word sicken:
VERBemotionsicken, disgust, revolt, nauseate, churn upcause aversion in
bodysicken, come downget sick
perceptionsicken, nauseate, turn one's stomachupset and make nauseated
bodysickenmake sick or ill
sicken > pronunciation
Soundssih'kahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > sicken: 4 senses > verb 1, emotion
MeaningCause aversion in; offend the moral sense of.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
ModelThe performance is likely to sicken Sue
Example"The pornographic pictures sickened us"
Synonymsdisgust, revolt, nauseate, churn up
Narrowershock, offend, scandalize, scandalise, appal, appall, outragestrike with disgust or revulsion
Broaderrepel, repulseBe repellent to
Spanishasquear, repugnar
Catalanfastiguejar, fer fàstic, inspirar aversió, repugnar, tenir nàusees
English > sicken: 4 senses > verb 2, body
MeaningGet sick.
PatternSomebody ----s
Synonymcome down
NarrowercankerBecome infected with a canker
contract, take, getBe stricken by an illness, fall victim to an illness
wanBecome pale and sickly
Broaderworsen, declineGrow worse
Spanishenfermar
Catalanemmalaltir-se, emmalaltir, tenir nàusees
English > sicken: 4 senses > verb 3, perception
Meaningupset and make nauseated.
PatternSomething ----s somebody
Example "The mold on the food sickened the diners"
Synonymsnauseate, turn one's stomach
Broaderdisgust, gross out, revolt, repelFill with distaste
Spanishcausar náuseas, dar náuseas, enfermarse, enfermar, nausear
Catalanemmalaltir-se, emmalaltir, posar-se malalt, tenir nàusees
English > sicken: 4 senses > verb 4, body
Meaningmake sick or ill.
PatternSomething ----s somebody
Example"This kind of food sickens me"
Narrowergag, chokeCause to retch or choke
BroaderharmCause or do harm to
Spanishenfermarse, enfermar, nausear, se enferman
Catalanemmalaltir-se, emmalaltir, posar-se malalt, tenir nàusees

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