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Definitions of sick:

part of speech: adjective

Ill in health; affected with nausea; disgusted; surfeited; as, sick of flattery; longing or pining: with for; as, sick for recognition; used by, or set apart for the use of, a person who is ill; as a sick bed.

part of speech: adjective

Affected with disease of any kind; indisposed; not in health; inclined to vomit; weary of.

part of speech: noun


part of speech: adjective

Affected with disease: ill: inclined to vomit: disgusted: used by the sick.

Usage examples for sick:

  • He was very kind when you were all sick "Entire PG Edition of The Works of William Dean Howells", William Dean Howells
  • I am sick at heart! "The Complete Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow", Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  • He shall be very sick on the morrow; and why. "Clarissa, Volume 4 (of 9) History Of A Young Lady", Samuel Richardson
  • Your man is sick "The Thunder Bird", B. M. Bower
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To pair off, to separate from a company in pairs; in Parliament, applied to two members of opposite political opinions when they agree to absent themselves from divisions of the House for a specified time in order to neutralise each other's votes; the term is similarly applied to electors, & c., of opposite views who agree mutually to refrain from voting. ...

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