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
Notre Dame's Arike Ogunbowale hit a step-back jump shot with one second remaining in overtime, giving the Irish a 91-89 victory in what will go down as a thrilling showcase for the sport and another sickening experience for the Huskies.
Marilyn Manson should be held responsible for his actions and his words, which perpetuated and glorified violence against women in truly sickening ways.
The feminist movement must learn from reproductive justice leaders, and must understand gun violence and its sickening effect on families and communities as core to our issue areas.
The Spurs had a sickening sense of déjà vu at halftime after the Pelicans pulled within 68-58 after trailing by 15 points in the second quarter.
Leslie Vazquez was driving along bustling Eighth Street near Florida International University on Thursday afternoon when a sickening jolt hit her.
Thomas and Lee have turned that kind of sickening hatred into a telenovela, spiked with easy targets and derisive laughter—by the many for the many.
Do something to break this sickening cycle that turns first-grade classrooms and malls and concert venues and nightclubs into shooting galleries.
Great mold-like blooms appear that are at once stunning and sickening.
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First Known Use of sickening
abhorrent, abominable, appalling, awful, disgusting, distasteful, dreadful, evil, foul, fulsome, gross, hideous, horrendous, horrible, horrid, loathsome, nasty, nauseating, nauseous, noisome, noxious, obnoxious, obscene, odious, offensive, rancid, repellent (also repellant), repugnant, repulsive, revolting, scandalous, shocking, ugly;
acceptable, agreeable, alluring, appealing, attractive, blessed (also blest), desirable, enjoyable, felicitous, gratifying, heavenly, inviting, likable (or likeable), luscious, nice, palatable, pleasant, pleasing, pleasurable, satisfying, savory (also savoury), sweet, welcome;
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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