Associations to the word «Sick»
SICK, adjective. Having an urge to vomit.
SICK, adjective. (chiefly American) In poor health.
SICK, adjective. (colloquial) Mentally unstable, disturbed.
SICK, adjective. (colloquial) In bad taste.
SICK, adjective. Tired of or annoyed by something.
SICK, adjective. (slang) Very good, excellent, awesome.
SICK, adjective. In poor condition.
SICK, adjective. (agriculture) Failing to sustain adequate harvests of crop, usually specified.
SICK, noun. Sick people in general as a group.
SICK, noun. (colloquial) vomit.
SICK, verb. To vomit.
SICK, verb. (obsolete) (intransitive) To fall sick; to sicken.
SICK, verb. (rare) Alternative spelling of sic
SICK AND TIRED, adjective. (idiomatic) bored to the point of weariness
SICK AND TIRED, adjective. (idiomatic) annoyed or frustrated with something or someone, to the point of losing one's temper or patience.
SICK AS A DOG, adjective. (simile) Very ill.
SICK AS A PARROT, adjective. (simile) extremely sick; very ill.
SICK AS A PARROT, adjective. (idiomatic) (UK) Very disappointed; miserable.
SICK BAG, noun. Alternative form of sickbag
SICK BUILDING SYNDROME, noun. The adverse environmental conditions in a building that pose a health risk to its occupants
SICK BUILDING SYNDROME, noun. The symptoms experienced by people who work there
SICK CALL, noun. (US) (military) A daily lineup of military personnel requiring medical attention.
SICK CALLS, noun. Plural of sick call
SICK DAY, noun. A paid personal day intended to be used due to illness either for recuperation or medical treatment.
SICK DAYS, noun. Plural of sick day
SICK LEAVE, noun. Paid absence from work specifically to recover from illness.
SICK LIST, noun. (idiomatic) (informal) A list of people who are ill
SICK MAN, noun. (idiomatic) (usually with of) A weak member of a peer group, especially the weakest.
SICK MAN OF ASIA, proper noun. (archaic) (politics) Qing Empire / Empire of China / China
SICK MAN OF EAST ASIA, proper noun. (archaic) (politics) Qing Empire / Empire of China / China
SICK MAN OF EUROPE, proper noun. (archaic) (politics) Ottoman Empire.
SICK MAN OF EUROPE, proper noun. (politics) Any European country undergoing economic difficulty.
SICK MEN, noun. Plural of sick man
SICK NOTE, noun. (UK) A note from a doctor certifying the patient is ill, and therefore unable to go to work, school etc.
SICK NOTE, noun. (UK) (idiomatic) Someone who dodges work because of sickness, implying they are faking it.
SICK PAY, noun. Money paid to an employee during his or her sick leave.
SICK PUPPIES, noun. Plural of sick puppy
SICK PUPPY, noun. (idiomatic) A person who is sick (mentally disturbed) in a morbid or gruesome way.
SICK TO ONE'S STOMACH, adjective. (chiefly US) Nauseated, queasy.
SICK UP, verb. To vomit
SICK, noun. People who are sick; "they devote their lives to caring for the sick".
SICK, verb. Eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth; "After drinking too much, the students vomited"; "He purged continuously"; "The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night".
SICK, adjective. Affected by an impairment of normal physical or mental function; "ill from the monotony of his suffering".
SICK, adjective. Feeling nausea; feeling about to vomit.
SICK, adjective. Affected with madness or insanity; "a man who had gone mad".
SICK, adjective. Having a strong distaste from surfeit; "grew more and more disgusted"; "fed up with their complaints"; "sick of it all"; "sick to death of flattery"; "gossip that makes one sick"; "tired of the noise and smoke".
SICK, adjective. (of light) lacking in intensity or brightness; dim or feeble; "the pale light of a half moon"; "a pale sun"; "the late afternoon light coming through the el tracks fell in pale oblongs on the street"; "a pallid sky"; "the pale (or wan) stars"; "the wan light of dawn".
SICK, adjective. Deeply affected by a strong feeling; "sat completely still, sick with envy"; "she was sick with longing".
SICK, adjective. Shockingly repellent; inspiring horror; "ghastly wounds"; "the grim aftermath of the bombing"; "the grim task of burying the victims"; "a grisly murder"; "gruesome evidence of human sacrifice"; "macabre tales of war and plague in the Middle ages"; "macabre tortures conceived by madmen".
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