Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun sick

1 sense of sick

Sense 1
sick -- (people who are sick; "they devote their lives to caring for the sick")
       => people -- ((plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively; "old people"; "there were at least 200 people in the audience")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb sick

1 sense of sick

Sense 1
vomit, vomit up, purge, cast, sick, cat, be sick, disgorge, regorge, retch, puke, barf, spew, spue, chuck, upchuck, honk, regurgitate, throw up -- (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")
       => excrete, egest, eliminate, pass -- (eliminate from the body; "Pass a kidney stone")

Antonyms of adj sick

7 senses of sick

Sense 1
ill (vs. well), sick -- (affected by an impairment of normal physical or mental function; "ill from the monotony of his suffering")


Sense 2
nauseated, nauseous, queasy, sick, sickish -- (feeling nausea; feeling about to vomit)

INDIRECT (VIA ill) -> well -- (in good health especially after having suffered illness or injury; "appears to be entirely well"; "the wound is nearly well"; "a well man"; "I think I'm well; at least I feel well")

Sense 3
brainsick, crazy, demented, disturbed, mad, sick, unbalanced, unhinged -- (affected with madness or insanity; "a man who had gone mad")

INDIRECT (VIA insane) -> sane -- (mentally healthy; free from mental disorder; "appears to be completely sane")

Sense 4
disgusted, fed up (predicate), sick (predicate), sick of (predicate), tired of (predicate) -- (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")

INDIRECT (VIA displeased) -> pleased -- (experiencing or manifesting pleasure)

Sense 5
pale, pallid, wan, sick -- ((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")

INDIRECT (VIA weak) -> strong -- (having strength or power greater than average or expected; "a strong radio signal"; "strong medicine"; "a strong man")

Sense 6
sick -- (deeply affected by a strong feeling; "sat completely still, sick with envy"; "she was sick with longing")

INDIRECT (VIA moved) -> unmoved, unaffected, untouched -- (emotionally unmoved; "always appeared completely unmoved and imperturbable")

Sense 7
ghastly, grim, grisly, gruesome, macabre, sick -- (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")

INDIRECT (VIA alarming) -> unalarming -- (not alarming; assuaging alarm)

Similarity of adj sick

7 senses of sick

Sense 1
ill (vs. well), sick -- (affected by an impairment of normal physical or mental function; "ill from the monotony of his suffering")
       => afflicted, stricken -- (grievously affected especially by disease)
       => aguish -- (affected by ague)
       => ailing, indisposed, peaked (predicate), poorly (predicate), sickly, unwell, under the weather, seedy -- (somewhat ill or prone to illness; "my poor ailing grandmother"; "feeling a bit indisposed today"; "you look a little peaked"; "feeling poorly"; "a sickly child"; "is unwell and can't come to work")
       => airsick, air sick, carsick, seasick -- (experiencing motion sickness)
       => autistic -- (characteristic of or affected with autism; "autistic behavior"; "autistic children")
       => bedfast, bedridden, bedrid, sick-abed -- (confined to bed (by illness))
       => bilious, liverish, livery -- (suffering from or suggesting a liver disorder or gastric distress)
       => bronchitic -- (suffering from or prone to bronchitis)
       => consumptive -- (afflicted with or associated with pulmonary tuberculosis; "a consumptive patient"; "a consumptive cough")
       => convalescent, recovering -- (returning to health after illness or debility; "convalescent children are difficult to keep in bed")
       => delirious, hallucinating -- (experiencing delirium)
       => diabetic -- (suffering from diabetes)
       => dizzy, giddy, woozy, vertiginous -- (having or causing a whirling sensation; liable to falling; "had a dizzy spell"; "a dizzy pinnacle"; "had a headache and felt giddy"; "a giddy precipice"; "feeling woozy from the blow on his head"; "a vertiginous climb up the face of the cliff")
       => dyspeptic -- (suffering from dyspepsia)
       => faint, light, swooning, light-headed, lightheaded -- (weak and likely to lose consciousness; "suddenly felt faint from the pain"; "was sick and faint from hunger"; "felt light in the head"; "a swooning fit"; "light-headed with wine"; "light-headed from lack of sleep")
       => feverish, feverous -- (having or affected by a fever)
       => funny -- (experiencing odd bodily sensations; "told the doctor about the funny sensations in her chest")
       => gouty -- (suffering from gout)
       => green -- (looking pale and unhealthy; "you're looking green"; "green around the gills")
       => laid low (predicate), stricken -- (put out of action (by illness))
       => laid up (predicate) -- (ill and usually confined; "laid up with a bad cold")
       => milk-sick -- (affected with or related to milk sickness)
       => nauseated, nauseous, queasy, sick, sickish -- (feeling nausea; feeling about to vomit)
       => palsied -- (affected with palsy or uncontrollable tremor; "palsied hands")
       => paralytic, paralyzed -- (affected with paralysis)
       => paraplegic -- (suffering complete paralysis of the lower half of the body usually resulting from damage to the spinal cord)
       => rickety, rachitic -- (affected with, suffering from, or characteristic of rickets; "rickety limbs and joints"; "a rachitic patient")
       => scrofulous -- (afflicted with scrofula)
       => sneezy -- (inclined to sneeze)
       => spastic -- (suffering from spastic paralysis; "a spastic child")
       => tubercular, tuberculous -- (constituting or afflicted with or caused by tuberculosis or the tubercle bacillus; "a tubercular child"; "tuberculous patients"; "tubercular meningitis")
       => unhealed -- (not healed; "an unhealed wound")
       => upset -- (mildly physically distressed; "an upset stomach")
          Also See-> unhealthy#1; unfit#2

Sense 2
nauseated, nauseous, queasy, sick, sickish -- (feeling nausea; feeling about to vomit)
       => ill (vs. well), sick -- (affected by an impairment of normal physical or mental function; "ill from the monotony of his suffering")

Sense 3
brainsick, crazy, demented, disturbed, mad, sick, unbalanced, unhinged -- (affected with madness or insanity; "a man who had gone mad")
       => insane (vs. sane) -- (afflicted with or characteristic of mental derangement; "was declared insane"; "insane laughter")

Sense 4
disgusted, fed up (predicate), sick (predicate), sick of (predicate), tired of (predicate) -- (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")
       => displeased (vs. pleased) -- (not pleased; experiencing or manifesting displeasure)

Sense 5
pale, pallid, wan, sick -- ((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")
       => weak (vs. strong) -- (wanting in physical strength; "a weak pillar")

Sense 6
sick -- (deeply affected by a strong feeling; "sat completely still, sick with envy"; "she was sick with longing")
       => moved (predicate) (vs. unmoved), affected, stirred, touched -- (being excited or provoked to the expression of an emotion; "too moved to speak"; "very touched by the stranger's kindness")

Sense 7
ghastly, grim, grisly, gruesome, macabre, sick -- (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")
       => alarming (vs. unalarming) -- (frightening because of an awareness of danger)

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