Synonyms and Antonyms of sick
1 temporarily suffering from a disorder of the body <those coworkers who always seem to get sick immediately before or after long holiday weekends> Synonyms ailing, bad, down, ill, indisposed, peaked, peaky, poorly, punk, run-down, sickened, unhealthy, unsound, unwell Related Words symptomatic; cruddy, lousy, seedy, sickish; nauseated, nauseous, qualmish, queasy (also queazy), squeamish; airsick, carsick, seasick; dizzy, light-headed, shaky, woozy; achy, feverish; diseased, disordered; decrepit, feeble, fragile, frail, infirm, invalid, sickly, weak, weakly; afflicted, troubled; challenged, debilitated, disabled, halt, incapacitated, lame; hypochondriac, hypochondriacal Phrases out of sorts, under the weather Near Antonyms able-bodied, conditioned, fit, well-conditioned; cured; better, convalescing, improved, mending, recovering, recuperating, rehabilitated; hardy, hearty, lusty, robust, rugged, stalwart, strong, tough; blooming, bouncing, chipper, flourishing, flush, thriving Antonyms hale, healthful, healthy, sound, well, whole, wholesome
2 filled with disgust <it makes me sick to think of someone hurting a helpless animal> Synonyms disgusted, nauseated, repelled, repulsed, revolted, shocked, sickened Related Words fed up, weary; angered, angry, apoplectic, cheesed off [chiefly British], displeased, enraged, fuming, furious, horn-mad, incensed, indignant, infuriated, irate, livid, mad, outraged, rankled, riled, roiled, shirty [chiefly British], sore, steaming, teed off, ticked, upset, worked up, wrought (up) Near Antonyms delighted, gratified, pleased, satisfied, thankful, thrilled, tickled; beguiled, bewitched, captivated, charmed, enchanted, enthralled, entranced, fascinated, mesmerized, spellbound
3 affected with nausea <the bumpy ride made her sick to her stomach> Synonyms ill, nauseated, qualmish, queasy (also queazy), queer, queerish, nauseous, sickish, squeamishRelated Words green, peaked, peaky, sickly; unsettled, upset, woozyNear Antonyms settled; healthy, well
4 having one's patience, interest, or pleasure exhausted <I'm sick of listening to this radio station> Synonyms bored, fed up, jaded, weary, sick and tired, tired, weariedRelated Words apathetic, disinterested, uninterested; glutted, sated, satiated, surfeited; dejected, demoralized, discouraged, disheartened, dispirited; beat, burned-out (or burnt-out), bushed, done in, drained, enervated, exhausted, fatigued, limp, played out, tuckered (out), worn-out; annoyed, exasperated, frustrated, irritated; disgusted, nauseated, repulsed; blasé (also blase), world-wearyNear Antonyms animated, energized, enlivened, excited, galvanized, invigorated, stimulated, vitalized; amused, entertained; beguiled, bewitched, captivated, charmed, enchanted, enthralled, fascinated, hypnotized, mesmerized; delighted, pleased, thrilledAntonyms absorbed, engaged, engrossed, interested, intrigued, rapt
5 having or showing lowered moral character or standards <some people insisted that only a sick soul could write such perverted books> Synonyms debased, debauched, decadent, degenerate, degraded, demoralized, depraved, dissipated, dissolute, jackleg, libertine, loose, perverse, perverted, rakehell (or rakehelly), rakish, reprobate, corrupt, unclean, unwholesome, warpedRelated Words bent [chiefly British], crooked, cutthroat, dishonest, unethical, unprincipled, unscrupulous; contaminated, spoiled, tainted; bad, evil, immoral, iniquitous, miscreant, nefarious, sinful, vicious, wickedNear Antonyms incorruptible; ethical, honest, principled; good, moral, righteous, virtuousAntonyms pure, uncorrupt, uncorrupted
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