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sick person

noun as in patient

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Example Sentences

I know what it feels like to be next to a sick person because I lived that.

What you should be wondering is why this GiveForward page—started to raise funds to help a very sick person—is no longer live.

Plus, with measles, a sick person has to be near a non-immune person, not miles downstream (as can occur with polio).

He is a terribly sick person who brags about taking the virginity of young girls.

An elderly or sick person would be especially vulnerable to the sophisticated nudging of an authority figure like a doctor.

Bruno remarked passionately that no one had the right to drag a sick person on a journey against the doctor's wishes.

She said that also came from a sick person, but a person not sick with the same disease as the other.

It is a fact that the judgment of a sick person is not reliable.

The gentleman thought it was very unkind of the undertaker, an intimate acquaintance of the sick person, to disturb him.

The corpse particularly, and the sick person also, are held taboo because of the demoniacal magic proceeding from them.


On this page you'll find 12 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sick person, such as: case, inmate, subject, sufferer, victim, and convalescent.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.