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Synonyms for sick

Synonyms for (noun) sick

Synonyms: sick Definition: people who are sick Usage: they devote their lives to caring for the sick

Similar words: people Definition: (plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively Usage: old people; there were at least 200 people in the audience

Synonyms for (verb) sick

Synonyms: upchuck, vomit, vomit up, retch, puke, purge, regorge, regurgitate, cast, cat, chuck, sick, spew, spue, throw up, barf, be sick, disgorge, honk Definition: eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth Usage: After drinking too much, the students vomited; He purged continuously; The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night

Similar words: pass, egest, excrete, eliminate Definition: eliminate from the body Usage: Pass a kidney stone

Synonyms for (adjective) sick

Synonyms: gruesome, grim, grisly, ghastly, sick, macabre Definition: shockingly repellent; inspiring horror Usage: 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

Similar words: alarming Definition: frightening because of an awareness of danger

Synonyms: sick Definition: deeply affected by a strong feeling Usage: sat completely still, sick with envy; she was sick with longing

Similar words: moved, touched, stirred, affected Definition: being excited or provoked to the expression of an emotion Usage: too moved to speak; very touched by the stranger's kindness

Synonyms: disgusted, tired of, sick, sick of, fed up Definition: having a strong distaste from surfeit Usage: 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

Similar words: displeased Definition: not pleased; experiencing or manifesting displeasure

Synonyms: disturbed, demented, crazy, mad, unbalanced, unhinged, sick, brainsick Definition: affected with madness or insanity Usage: a man who had gone mad

Similar words: insane Definition: afflicted with or characteristic of mental derangement Usage: was declared insane; insane laughter

Synonyms: pale, pallid, wan, sick Definition: (of light) lacking in intensity or brightness; dim or feeble Usage: 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

Similar words: weak Definition: wanting in physical strength Usage: a weak pillar

Synonyms: sick, ill Definition: affected by an impairment of normal physical or mental function Usage: ill from the monotony of his suffering

Similar words: stricken, afflicted Definition: grievously affected especially by disease

Similar words: aguish Definition: affected by ague

Similar words: ailing, under the weather, indisposed, poorly, unwell, peaked, sickly, seedy Definition: somewhat ill or prone to illness Usage: my poor ailing grandmother; feeling a bit indisposed today; you look a little peaked; feeling poorly; a sickly child; is unwell and can't come to work

Similar words: seasick, air sick, airsick, carsick Definition: experiencing motion sickness

Similar words: autistic Definition: characteristic of or affected with autism Usage: autistic behavior; autistic children

Similar words: bedfast, bedrid, bedridden, sick-abed Definition: confined to bed (by illness)

Similar words: bilious, liverish, livery Definition: suffering from or suggesting a liver disorder or gastric distress

Similar words: bronchitic Definition: suffering from or prone to bronchitis

Similar words: consumptive Definition: afflicted with or associated with pulmonary tuberculosis Usage: a consumptive patient; a consumptive cough

Similar words: convalescent, recovering Definition: returning to health after illness or debility Usage: convalescent children are difficult to keep in bed

Similar words: delirious, hallucinating Definition: experiencing delirium

Similar words: diabetic Definition: suffering from diabetes

Similar words: dizzy, giddy, woozy, vertiginous Definition: having or causing a whirling sensation; liable to falling Usage: had a dizzy spell; a dizzy pinnacle; had a headache and felt giddy; a giddy precipice; feeling woozy from the blow on his head; a vertiginous climb up the face of the cliff

Similar words: dyspeptic Definition: suffering from dyspepsia

Similar words: swooning, faint, light, light-headed, lightheaded Definition: weak and likely to lose consciousness Usage: suddenly felt faint from the pain; was sick and faint from hunger; felt light in the head; a swooning fit; light-headed with wine; light-headed from lack of sleep

Similar words: feverish, feverous Definition: having or affected by a fever

Similar words: funny Definition: experiencing odd bodily sensations Usage: told the doctor about the funny sensations in her chest

Similar words: gouty Definition: suffering from gout

Similar words: green Definition: looking pale and unhealthy Usage: you're looking green; green around the gills

Similar words: stricken, laid low Definition: put out of action (by illness)

Similar words: laid up Definition: ill and usually confined Usage: laid up with a bad cold

Similar words: milk-sick Definition: affected with or related to milk sickness

Similar words: nauseated, nauseous, sick, sickish, queasy Definition: feeling nausea; feeling about to vomit

Similar words: palsied Definition: affected with palsy or uncontrollable tremor Usage: palsied hands

Similar words: paralytic, paralyzed Definition: affected with paralysis

Similar words: paraplegic Definition: suffering complete paralysis of the lower half of the body usually resulting from damage to the spinal cord

Similar words: rachitic, rickety Definition: affected with, suffering from, or characteristic of rickets Usage: rickety limbs and joints; a rachitic patient

Similar words: scrofulous Definition: afflicted with scrofula

Similar words: sneezy Definition: inclined to sneeze

Similar words: spastic Definition: suffering from spastic paralysis Usage: a spastic child

Similar words: tubercular, tuberculous Definition: constituting or afflicted with or caused by tuberculosis or the tubercle bacillus Usage: a tubercular child; tuberculous patients; tubercular meningitis

Similar words: unhealed Definition: not healed Usage: an unhealed wound

Similar words: upset Definition: mildly physically distressed Usage: an upset stomach

Synonyms: nauseated, nauseous, sick, sickish, queasy Definition: feeling nausea; feeling about to vomit

Similar words: sick, ill Definition: affected by an impairment of normal physical or mental function Usage: ill from the monotony of his suffering