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Meaning of sick

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      adj 1: affected by an impairment of normal physical or mental
             function; "ill from the monotony of his suffering" [syn:
             {ill}, {sick}] [ant: {well}]
      2: feeling nausea; feeling about to vomit [syn: {nauseated},
         {nauseous}, {queasy}, {sick}, {sickish}]
      3: affected with madness or insanity; "a man who had gone mad"
         [syn: {brainsick}, {crazy}, {demented}, {disturbed}, {mad},
         {sick}, {unbalanced}, {unhinged}]
      4: 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" [syn: {disgusted}, {fed
         up(p)}, {sick(p)}, {sick of(p)}, {tired of(p)}]
      5: (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" [syn: {pale}, {pallid},
         {wan}, {sick}]
      6: deeply affected by a strong feeling; "sat completely still,
         sick with envy"; "she was sick with longing"
      7: 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" [syn:
         {ghastly}, {grim}, {grisly}, {gruesome}, {macabre}, {sick}]
      n 1: people who are sick; "they devote their lives to caring for
           the sick"
      v 1: 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" [syn: {vomit}, {vomit up}, {purge}, {cast},
           {sick}, {cat}, {be sick}, {disgorge}, {regorge}, {retch},
           {puke}, {barf}, {spew}, {spue}, {chuck}, {upchuck}, {honk},
           {regurgitate}, {throw up}] [ant: {keep down}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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