physically ill


: nauseated
The sight made her physically ill.

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Watching Daniels squirm in a replica chair at a replica table in a replica of the White House Green Room opposite Brendan Gleeson’s Trump, Comey began to feel physically ill. Alexis Soloski, New York Times, 23 Sep. 2020 He’s become physically ill from the encounters, or shuts down completely. Los Angeles Times, 28 Oct. 2022 Court documents said when five people entered the residence in May to get the cats, some became physically ill because of the smell. Chris Perkins,, 15 Sep. 2021 That’s despite the delicacy being responsible for about half of the 100 people who have become physically ill at the museum. David Nikel, Forbes, 5 June 2021 In the Kitchen for Good, David Rudolph was feeling physically ill at the end of February 2020. Mark Kurlyandchik, Detroit Free Press, 11 Mar. 2021 The answer is that disease, in the abstract sense, does effectively capture the rot of white nationalism in important ways (many people even felt physically ill after seeing images of Charlottesville and the Capitol insurrection). C. Brandon Ogbunu, Wired, 26 Jan. 2021 People who feel physically ill at the sight of honeycomb-esque patterns of holes or cracks suffer from a condition called trypophobia. Corryn Wetzel, Smithsonian Magazine, 30 Oct. 2020 Scientists aren’t sure what causes brain fog, which varies widely and affects even people who became only mildly physically ill from Covid-19 and had no previous medical conditions. Pam Belluck, New York Times, 11 Oct. 2020 See More

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“Physically ill.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Jun. 2023.

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