feel sick

idiom

1
US : to feel ill
2
: to feel like vomiting
After eating a whole plate of cookies, I felt sick.
3
US : to feel very upset
I feel sick about what happened.

Examples of feel sick in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Patients who feel sick and want to be evaluated for the flu can walk in or book an urgent care appointment online at Primary Health. Angela Palermo, Idaho Statesman, 20 Feb. 2024 Many astronauts feel sick for a couple of days after reaching space and again after returning to Earth. Stephen Clark, Ars Technica, 27 Sep. 2023 Meanwhile, residents and rescue crews continued to feel sick, despite assurances from officials that the air pollution posed no health threat. Jacob Carter, STAT, 10 Nov. 2023 About 1 in 5 people who are infected develop a fever, and about 1 out of 150 infected people develop a serious illness, but many never even feel sick, according to the CDC. Ovetta Wiggins, Washington Post, 5 Oct. 2023 While most people infected with the virus don't feel sick, health officials say about 1 in 5 people who are infected develop a fever and other symptoms. John Tufts, The Indianapolis Star, 26 Aug. 2023 That could be different for VIMS, where people older than 65 are more likely to feel sick in a driving simulator, for instance. Popular Science, 20 July 2023 Having test kits available should anyone feel sick is also a good idea. Rong-Gong Lin Ii, Los Angeles Times, 9 Aug. 2023 But Charles Thomas began to feel sick around Thanksgiving in 2020. Kat Stafford, Detroit Free Press, 5 June 2023

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“Feel sick.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/feel%20sick. Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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