Definition of sicken
- their prejudice sickens me
Many people sickened and died on the long voyage.
The bacteria in the drinking water sickened the whole village.
We were sickened by the reports of violence.
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: to become sick or to cause (someone) to become sick
: to cause (someone) to feel disgusted or angry
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