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See definition of sick on Dictionary.com
  • adj.not healthy, not feeling well
  • adj.morbid, gross
  • adj.fed up, displeased

synonyms for sick

  • ailing
  • confined
  • debilitated
  • declining
  • disordered
  • down
  • frail
  • funny
  • green
  • hospitalized
  • ill
  • impaired
  • imperfect
  • incurable
  • indisposed
  • infected
  • invalid
  • mean
  • nauseated
  • peaked
  • suffering
  • tottering
  • wobbly
  • bedridden
  • broken down
  • defective
  • delicate
  • diseased
  • feeble
  • feverish
  • in a bad way
  • in poor health
  • infirm
  • laid-up
  • lousy
  • not so hot
  • poorly
  • qualmish
  • queasy
  • rickety
  • rocky
  • rotten
  • run down
  • sick as a dog
  • under medication
  • under the weather
  • unhealthy
  • unwell
  • weak
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antonyms for sick

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  • healthy
  • perfect
  • sound
  • strong
  • well
  • clean
  • content
  • gentle
  • happy
  • moral
  • nice
  • pleased
  • satisfied
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How to use sick in a sentence

We don’t want to see our clients get sick or die in prison, totally cut off from their loved ones.
FEDERAL JAIL DOWNTOWN NOW HAS ONE OF THE COUNTRY’S WORST COVID OUTBREAKSMAYA SRIKRISHNANSEPTEMBER 10, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Many students worry about family or friends who may get sick, Sana notes.
TOP 10 TIPS ON HOW TO STUDY SMARTER, NOT LONGERKATHIANN KOWALSKISEPTEMBER 9, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
She said that it’s too early to determine the sick participant’s specific diagnosis.
SOME SCIENTISTS DOWNPLAY SIGNIFICANCE OF ASTRAZENECA’S COVID-19 VACCINE TRIAL HALTCLAIRE ZILLMAN, REPORTERSEPTEMBER 9, 2020FORTUNE
That, in turn, cuts the risk someone will encounter enough virus to make them sick.
HERE’S HOW COVID-19 IS CHANGING CLASSES THIS YEARBETHANY BROOKSHIRESEPTEMBER 8, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
And, he said, the tests can act as an early warning system by alerting officials that people in a community like a dorm are infected a week before they might become sick enough to seek tests on their own.
A NEW KIND OF COLLEGE EXAM: UCSD IS TESTING SEWAGE FOR COVID-19RANDY DOTINGASEPTEMBER 7, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Hospitals stirred scandal by claiming they could only find horsemeat to serve their sick patients.
WHY MEAT COULD BE TOP OF MIND FOR VOTERS IN THE UPCOMING ELECTIONJAKEMETHSEPTEMBER 5, 2020FORTUNE
In a web address to the community, Northwestern University’s President personally took responsibility for not factoring in how many extra empty rooms the school would need to set aside in order to quarantine sick students.
THIS ELITE COLLEGE IS BUILDING A COVID ‘BUBBLE’—WHERE STUDENTS ARE TESTED 3 TIMES PER WEEK, AND CAN’T LEAVE CAMPUSLEE CLIFFORDSEPTEMBER 5, 2020FORTUNE
By my senior year, I started to suffer migraines, for which my doctor prescribed muscle relaxants and sick days.
MY CHRONIC PAIN WAS NO MATCH FOR THIS MATALETA BURCHYSKISEPTEMBER 4, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
At the same time, if their mom came home, the whole family could get sick.
SENT HOME TO DIEBY ANNIE WALDMAN AND JOSHUA KAPLANSEPTEMBER 2, 2020PROPUBLICA
Experts told ProPublica this was likely because she was not sick enough for dialysis.
SENT HOME TO DIEBY ANNIE WALDMAN AND JOSHUA KAPLANSEPTEMBER 2, 2020PROPUBLICA
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WORDS RELATED TO SICK

  • below par
  • debilitated
  • diseased
  • down
  • down with
  • enfeebled
  • feeble
  • feeling awful
  • ill
  • indisposed
  • rocky
  • run down
  • sick
  • sick as a dog
  • sickly
  • under the weather
  • unwell
  • wasting
  • weak
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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