Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: sicken
IPA transcription: [s'ɪkən]
verb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: disgust, revolt, nauseate, sicken, churn_up
    Meaning: cause aversion in; offend the moral sense of; "The pornographic pictures sickened us"
  • Synonyms: sicken, come_down
    Meaning: get sick; "She fell sick last Friday, and now she is in the hospital"
Usage examples
  • And did young Stephen sicken, And did young Stephen die?
  • Many a man we left to sicken and die at some farmhouse by the roadside.
  • The ship in which Wolfe was to sail had been lying idle for years; and her pestilential bilge-water soon began to make the sailors and soldiers sicken and die.