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SICK, adjective [Qu.Gr. squeamish, lothing.]
1. Affected with nausea; inclined to vomit; as, sick at the stomach. [This is probably the primary sense of the word.] Hence,
2. Disgusted; having a strong dislike to; with of; as, to be sick of flattery; to be sick of a country life.
He was not so sick of his master as of his work. L'Estrange.
3. Affected with a disease of any kind; not in health; followed by of; as to be sick of a fever.
4. Corrupted. [Not in use nor proper.]
5. The sick, the person or persons affected with the disease. The sick are healed.
SICK, verb transitive To make sick [Not in use. See Sicken.]
SICK'-BIRTH, noun In a ship of war, an apartment for the sick
SICKEN, verb transitive sik'n.
1. To make sick; to disease.
Raise this to strength, and sicken that to death. Prior.
2. To make squeamish. It sickens the stomach.
3. To disgust. It sickens one to hear the fawning sycophant.
4. to impair. [Not in use.]
SICK'EN, verb intransitive To become sick; to fall into disease.
SICK'ER, adjective [Latin securus; ] Sure; certain; firm.
SICK'ER, adverb Surely; certainly.
SICK'ERLY, adverb Surely.
SICK'ERNESS, noun Security.
SICK'ISH, adjective [from sick]
1. Somewhat sick or diseased.
2. Exciting disgust; nauseating; as a sickish taste.
SICK'ISHNESS, noun The quality of exciting disgust.
Of the Egyptians resembled that in modern use. The ears of corn were cut with it near the top of the straw. There was also a sickle used for warlike purposes, more correctly, however, called a pruning-hook (Deuteronomy 16:9; Jeremiah 50:16, marg., "scythe;" Joel 3:13; Mark 4:29).
SICKLE, noun [Gr. Vaiclh, Vagclon; Latin sicula, from the root of seco, to cut.] A reaping hook; a hooked instrument with teeth; used for cutting grain. Thou shalt not move a sickle to thy neighbor's standing corn. Deuteronomy 23:25.
SICK'LED, adjective Furnished with a sickle.
SICK'LEMAN. SICK'LER, noun One that uses a sickle; a reaper.
SICK'LEWORT, noun A plant of the genus Coronilla.
SICK'LINESS, noun [from sickly.]
1. The state of being sickly; the state of being habitually diseased;
2. The state of producing sickness extensively; as the sickliness of a climate.
SICK'-LIST, noun A list containing the names of the sick.
1. Not healthy; somewhat affected with disease; or habitually indisposed; as a sickly person, or a sickly constitution; a sickly plant.
2. Producing disease extensively; marked with sickness; as a sickly time; a sickly autumn.
3. Tending to produce disease; as a sickly climate.
4. Faint; weak; languid. The moon grows sickly at the sight of day.
SICK'LY, verb transitive To make diseased.
1. Nausea; squeamishness; as sickness of the stomach.
2. State of being diseased. I do lament the sickness of the king.
3. Disease; malady; a morbid state of the body of an animal or plant, in which the organs do not perfectly perform their natural functions. Trust not too much your now resistless charms; Those age or sickness soon or late disarms. Himself took our infirmities, and bore our sicknesses. Matthew 8:17.