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sickening

adjective

Simple Definition of sickening

  • : causing you to feel sick

  • : causing a strong feeling of disgust

  • of a sound : causing great concern especially because someone or something may have been badly harmed

Full Definition of sickening

  1. :  causing sickness or disgust <a sickening odor> <a sickening display>

sick·en·ing·ly play \-niŋ-lē\ adverb

Examples of sickening

  1. a sickening display of selfishness

  2. We heard the squeal of brakes and a sickening thud.



1789

First Known Use of sickening

1789



SICKENING Defined for Kids

sickening

adjective sick·en·ing \ˈsi-kə-niŋ\

Definition of sickening

  1. :  causing sickness or disgust <a sickening smell>

sick·en·ing·ly adverb



Medical Dictionary

sickening

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adjective sick·en·ing \ˈsik-(ə-)niŋ\

Medical Definition of sickening

  1. :  causing sickness or nausea





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