Examples of sickening in a Sentence
a sickening display of selfishness
We heard the squeal of brakes and a sickening thud.
Recent Examples of sickening from the Web
That tied the score at 4-4 and brought back sickening memories of the night Castillo dropped what should have been a game-ending pop-up by Alex Rodriguez in 2009 at Yankee Stadium.
The enclosing trap set by the state has a sickening inevitability.
The precise timing of the attack was also sickening, both in terms of maximizing carnage and inflicting spiritual wounds.
Part of the reason the younger hipsters are largely unfamiliar with contemporary soul music is because so much of it has been watered down into sickening pop.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'sickening'. Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
First Known Use of sickening
SICKENING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of sickening for English Language Learners
: causing you to feel sick
: causing a strong feeling of disgust
of a sound : causing great concern especially because someone or something may have been badly harmed
SICKENING Defined for Kids
Definition of sickening for Students
: causing sickness or disgust a sickening smell
Medical Definition of sickening
: causing sickness or nausea
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up sickening? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).