Sick

Definition of Sick

a.1.Affected with disease of any kind; ill; indisposed; not in health. See the Synonym under Illness.
Simon's wife's mother lay sick of a fever.
- Mark i. 30.
Behold them that are sick with famine.
- Jer. xiv. 18.
2.Affected with, or attended by, nausea; inclined to vomit; as, sick at the stomach; a sick headache.
3.Having a strong dislike; disgusted; surfeited; - with of; as, to be sick of flattery.
He was not so sick of his master as of his work.
- L'Estrange.
4.Corrupted; imperfect; impaired; weakned.
So great is his antipathy against episcopacy, that, if a seraphim himself should be a bishop, he would either find or make some sick feathers in his wings.
- Fuller.
Sick bay
(Naut.) an apartment in a vessel, used as the ship's hospital.
Sick bed
the bed upon which a person lies sick.
Sick berth
an apartment for the sick in a ship of war.
Sick headache
(Med.) a variety of headache attended with disorder of the stomach and nausea.
Sick list
a list containing the names of the sick.
Sick room
a room in which a person lies sick, or to which he is confined by sickness.
n.1.Sickness.
v. i.1.To fall sick; to sicken.

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