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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 sick·en /ˈsɪkən/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 sick·en /ˈsɪkən/ 及物動詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sick·en v. t. [imp. & p. p. Sickened p. pr. & vb. n. Sickening.]
 1. To make sick; to disease.
    Raise this strength, and sicken that to death.   --Prior.
 2. To make qualmish; to nauseate; to disgust; as, to sicken the stomach.
 3. To impair; to weaken. [Obs.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sick·en, v. i.
 1. To become sick; to fall into disease.
    The judges that sat upon the jail, and those that attended, sickened upon it and died.   --Bacon.
 2. To be filled to disgust; to be disgusted or nauseated; to be filled with abhorrence or aversion; to be surfeited or satiated.
    Mine eyes did sicken at the sight.   --Shak.
 3. To become disgusting or tedious.
    The toiling pleasure sickens into pain.   --Goldsmith.
 4. To become weak; to decay; to languish.
    All pleasures sicken, and all glories sink.   --Pope.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: cause aversion in; offend the moral sense of; "The
           pornographic pictures sickened us" [syn: disgust, revolt,
            nauseate, churn up]
      2: get sick; "She fell sick last Friday, and now she is in the
         hospital" [syn: come down]
      3: upset and make nauseated; "The smell of the foood turned the
         pregnant woman's stomach"; "The mold ont he food sickened
         the diners" [syn: nauseate, turn one's stomach]
      4: make sick or ill; "This kind of food sickens me"