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Definition of the verb sicken

What does sicken mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: sickened | sickening | sickens

  1. cause aversion in; offend the moral sense of
  2. get sick
  3. upset and make nauseated
  4. make sick or ill
    • example: This kind of food sickens me
    • syntax: the same syntax as for the sense 3
    • lexical domain: Body Actions - verbs of grooming, dressing and bodily care
    • more generic word: harm = cause or do harm to
    • more specific words: choke / gag = cause to retch or choke

Alternative definition of the verb sicken

verb

  1. [transitive] To make ill.
  2. [intransitive] To become ill.

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Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney (1903)

sicken (sik'n) , v.

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia (1906)

A Work of Universal Reference in All Departments of Knowledge with a New Atlas of the World

sicken (sik'n), v. [= Icel. Sj├╝kna = Sw.sjukna = Dan.sygne, become sick; as sick1 + ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Londinensis, or, Universal dictionary of arts, sciences, and literature (1828)

To sicken; to take a disease. Not in use. A little time before Our great grandsire Edward sick'd and died. Shaktpeare.

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1914)

by William Dwight Whitney, Benjamin Eli Smith

sicken (sik'n), v. [= Icel. sjukna = 8w.

Google previewA Dictionary of the English Language; in which the Words are Deduced from Their Originals; and Illustrated in Their Different Significations ... Together with a History of the Language, and an English Grammar. By Samuel Johnson ... Whith Numerous Corrections, and with the Addition of Several Thousand Words ... by the Rev. H.J. Todd ... In Four Volumes. Vol. 1. [-4.] (1818)

To sicken; to take a disease. Not in use. A little time before Our great grandsire Edward sick'd and died. Shakspeare, Hen. IV. Pope.

Google previewThe Dimwit's Dictionary (2002)

5,000 Overused Words and Phrases and Alternatives to Them by Robert Hartwell Fiske

annoy; bore; discourage; disgust; exasperate; exhaust; fatigue; irk; irritate; sicken; tire; wear out; weary.

Google previewA Dictionary of the Choctaw Language (1915)

by Cyrus Byington

to sicken; isht abeka, sick of, Matt.

Google previewThe Century Dictionary (1914)

An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney, Benjamin Eli Smith

Sicken (sik'n), v. [= Icel. njukna = Sw. sjukna = Dan. sygne, become sick ; as sick1 ...

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Usage statistics about sicken

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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb sicken:

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Sicken Meaning

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They sicken of the calm that know the storm. (Dorothy Parker)
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Scrabble value of S1I1C3K5E1N1

The value of this 6-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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