sick /ˈsɪk/ 形容詞
Sick, n. Sickness. [Obs.]
Sick, v. i. To fall sick; to sicken. [Obs.]
Sick a. [Compar. Sicker superl. Sickest.]
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.
Note: [These terms, sick bed, sick berth, etc., are also written both hyphened and solid.]
Syn: -- Diseased; ill; disordered; distempered; indisposed; weak; ailing; feeble; morbid.
adj 1: not in good physical or mental health; "ill from the
monotony of his suffering" [syn: ill] [ant: well]
2: feeling nausea; feeling about to vomit [syn: nauseated, queasy,
3: affected with madness or insanity; "a man who had gone mad"
[syn: brainsick, crazy, demented, distracted, disturbed,
mad, 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)]
n : people who are sick; "they devote their lives to caring for
v : 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,
cat, be sick, disgorge, regorge, retch, puke,
barf, spew, spue, chuck, upchuck, honk, regurgitate,
throw up] [ant: keep down]