Synonyms of sick


1. sick, people

usage: people who are sick; "they devote their lives to caring for the sick"


1. vomit, vomit up, purge, cast, sick, cat, be sick, disgorge, regorge, retch, puke, barf, spew, spue, chuck, upchuck, honk, regurgitate, throw up, excrete, egest, eliminate, pass

usage: eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth; "After drinking too much, the students vomited"; "He purged continuously"; "The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night"


1. ill (vs. well), sick, afflicted, stricken, aguish, ailing, indisposed, peaked(predicate), poorly(predicate), sickly, unwell, under the weather, seedy, airsick, air sick, carsick, seasick, autistic, bedfast, bedridden, bedrid, sick-abed, bilious, liverish, livery, bronchitic, consumptive, convalescent, recovering, delirious, hallucinating, diabetic, dizzy, giddy, woozy, vertiginous, dyspeptic, faint, light, swooning, light-headed, lightheaded, feverish, feverous, funny, gouty, green, laid low(predicate), stricken, laid up(predicate), milk-sick, nauseated, nauseous, queasy, sick, sickish, palsied, paralytic, paralyzed, paraplegic, rickety, rachitic, scrofulous, sneezy, spastic, tubercular, tuberculous, unhealed, upset, unhealthy, unfit

usage: affected by an impairment of normal physical or mental function; "ill from the monotony of his suffering"

2. nauseated, nauseous, queasy, sick, sickish, ill (vs. well), sick

usage: feeling nausea; feeling about to vomit

3. brainsick, crazy, demented, disturbed, mad, sick, unbalanced, unhinged, insane (vs. sane)

usage: affected with madness or insanity; "a man who had gone mad"

4. disgusted, fed up(predicate), sick(predicate), sick of(predicate), tired of(predicate), displeased (vs. pleased)

usage: having a strong distaste from surfeit; "grew more and more disgusted"; "fed up with their complaints"; "sick of it all"; "sick to death of flattery"; "gossip that makes one sick"; "tired of the noise and smoke"

5. pale, pallid, wan, sick, weak (vs. strong)

usage: (of light) lacking in intensity or brightness; dim or feeble; "the pale light of a half moon"; "a pale sun"; "the late afternoon light coming through the el tracks fell in pale oblongs on the street"; "a pallid sky"; "the pale (or wan) stars"; "the wan light of dawn"

6. sick, moved(predicate) (vs. unmoved), affected, stirred, touched

usage: deeply affected by a strong feeling; "sat completely still, sick with envy"; "she was sick with longing"

7. ghastly, grim, grisly, gruesome, macabre, sick, alarming (vs. unalarming)

usage: shockingly repellent; inspiring horror; "ghastly wounds"; "the grim aftermath of the bombing"; "the grim task of burying the victims"; "a grisly murder"; "gruesome evidence of human sacrifice"; "macabre tales of war and plague in the Middle ages"; "macabre tortures conceived by madmen"

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Definition and meaning of sick (Dictionary)