'sɪkənɪŋ adj. +causing or able to cause nausea sickens|sickened|sickening'sɪkn verb +cause aversion in; offend the moral sense of +get sick +upset and make nauseated +make sick or ill
1 fall ill, take sick, contract, be stricken by, come down with or catch something or a bug, fail, weaken:
After he seemed to be recovering so well, he suddenly sickened and died
2 make ill or sick, afflict, affect, disgust, nauseate, turn one's stomach, upset, appal, shock, repel, revolt, repulse, offend, make one's gorge rise; put out:
The scene in the abattoir sickened me.
Advanced English Dictionary
+adjective 1 making you feel disgusted or shocked: She was the victim of a sickening attack. + the sickening stench of burnt flesh + He described what had happened in sickening detail. 2 making you afraid that sb has been badly hurt or that sth has been broken: Her head hit the ground with a sickening thud. + The truck hit a gully and gave a sickening lurch. 3 (informal, spoken) making you feel jealous or annoyed: 'She's off to the Bahamas for a month.' 'How sickening!' sickeningly adverb
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