Examples of sicken in a Sentence
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.
First Known Use of sicken
SICKEN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of sicken for English Language Learners
: to become sick or to cause (someone) to become sick
: to cause (someone) to feel disgusted or angry
SICKEN Defined for Kids
Definition of sicken for Students
1 : to make or become sick or ill Many of the colonists sickened on the long voyage.
2 : to cause to feel disgusted or angry We were sickened by his cruelty.
Medical Definition of sicken
: to make sick
intransitive verb: to become sick
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