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 felt heavy and caked on and frustrating, annoying and sickening to have that [makeup on].
The sickening moment seemed a new low for a government determined to comfort the comfortable and afflict the afflicted.
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.
What's even more sickening is the people on twitter.
The precise timing of the attack was also sickening, both in terms of maximizing carnage and inflicting spiritual wounds.
The sickening wake-up call of fighter jets wheeling overhead.
Wood and first baseman Hee Seop Choi collided while chasing Giambi's moon-shot popup, and the sickening thud from Choi's head striking the ground near the pitcher's mound was audible in the press box.
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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
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