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
Ever since the Reagan revolution, Democrats have had a sickening feeling that their core idea about government is unsellable.
Johnson is the prosecutor who helped a couple of trigger-happy Glynn County cops avoid prosecution in the sickening 2010 shooting death of Caroline Small, an unarmed mother trapped in her car after a slow-speed chase.
An escape game will turn you into a sickening tyrant.
Maradona also offered a $10,000 to anyone able to identify the culprit of a sickening hoax that claimed the 56-year-old had died that same night.
The carnage just inside the front door of the Brumback home was shocking even for longtime homicide detectives, but there was something else that hit them almost instantly about the crime scene – a sickening familiarity.
The striker, who joined Chelsea from Arsenal in January, was forced to leave play early on Saturday in a game with the USA after a sickening clash of heads with club teammate Matt Miazga.
As more sickening details have emerged, the horror has grown.
The perception that without European glory a top manager cannot be a success is near sickening - as is always remembered during Guardiola's time with Bayern Munich and could also be the case at the Etihad Stadium in time to come.
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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
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