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synonyms for sickening

  • nasty
  • putrid
  • foul
  • gross
  • nauseating
  • revolting
  • stinking
  • tainted
  • diseased
  • distasteful
  • icky
  • loathsome
  • nauseous
  • noisome
  • offensive
  • repugnant
  • repulsive
  • rotten
  • stomach-turning
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antonyms for sickening

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  • clean
  • good
  • moral
  • pleasing
  • pure
  • delightful
  • mild
  • nice
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How to use sickening in a sentence

Behind the pulse pounding against Pieciul’s temples was the sickening realization that a sow with a cub in a den was among the worst possible scenarios for a bear encounter.
IT’S NO FUN TO WAKE A SLEEPING BEARJVERSTEEGHAUGUST 11, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
That would also allow scientists to define the precise amount of chemo, so doctors wouldn’t have to over-treat patients with harsh drugs that create sickening side effects.
THE CANCER CUSTODIANS - ISSUE 102: HIDDEN TRUTHSLINA ZELDOVICHJUNE 23, 2021NAUTILUS
The immediate effects of the highly toxic drugs were catastrophic, sickening patients at times nearly to death.
EMIL FREIREICH, A PIONEER OF CHEMOTHERAPY AND A ‘TOWERING FIGURE IN ONCOLOGY,’ DIES AT 93EMILY LANGERFEBRUARY 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
In a brief autofictional account, Glass, herself a children’s nurse in London, conveys the burdens borne by first responders and an ever-sickening populace.
EMMA GLASS’S ‘REST AND BE THANKFUL’ POWERFULLY DESCRIBES WHAT IT MEANS TO BE A HEALTH-CARE WORKERPETE TOSIELLODECEMBER 2, 2020WASHINGTON POST
With sickening repugnance, I seized the Thing by its two broad shoulders and rolled it over.
UNCANNY TALESVARIOUS
The station building gave sickening creaks; then it toppled with a crash.
A LOST HEROELIZABETH STUART PHELPS WARD AND HERBERT D. WARD
It is not only annoying, but absolutely sickening to some, and a truly lady-like person will avoid all such topics.
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
Aristide composed his face into an expression of parental interest; but within him there was shivering and sickening upheaval.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
It was like an old pain returning at an unexpected moment to chill a man with the sickening reminder that all joy must end.
THE MAN FROM TIMEFRANK BELKNAP LONG
It is sickening not to be able to return at night without your making your appearance five minutes afterward.
CAMILLE (LA DAME AUX CAMILIAS)ALEXANDRE DUMAS, FILS
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WORDS RELATED TO SICKENING

  • appalling
  • awful
  • bad
  • beastly
  • detestable
  • disgusting
  • dreadful
  • execrable
  • foul
  • godawful
  • grody
  • gross
  • horrible
  • horrid
  • horrifying
  • icky
  • loathsome
  • noisome
  • obscene
  • repulsive
  • rotten
  • sickening
  • terrible
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.