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sick
n. people who are sick; "they devote their lives to caring for the sick"
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throw up, spue, regorge, be sick, sick, vomit up, regurgitate, honk, upchuck, chuck, spew, barf, puke, retch, disgorge, cat, cast, purge, vomit
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"
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sick, macabre, gruesome, grisly, grim, ghastly
adj. 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"
sickish, sick, queasy, nauseous, nauseated
adj. feeling nausea; feeling about to vomit
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repulsive, hideous
adj. so extremely ugly as to be terrifying; "a hideous scar"; "a repulsive mask"
bloody
adj. having or covered with or accompanied by blood; "a bloody nose"; "your scarf is all bloody"; "the effects will be violent and probably bloody"; "a bloody fight"
violent, red, crimson
adj. characterized by violence or bloodshed; "writes of crimson deeds and barbaric days"- Andrea Parke; "fann'd by Conquest's crimson wing"- Thomas Gray; "convulsed with red rage"- Hudson Strode
overnice, squeamish, prissy, nice, dainty
adj. excessively fastidious and easily disgusted; "too nice about his food to take to camp cooking"; "so squeamish he would only touch the toilet handle with his elbow"
heinous, flagitious
adj. extremely wicked, deeply criminal; "a flagitious crime"; "heinous accusations"
unholy, satanic, infernal, hellish, fiendish, diabolical, diabolic, demonic
adj. extremely evil or cruel; expressive of cruelty or befitting hell; "something demonic in him--something that could be cruel"; "fires lit up a diabolic scene"; "diabolical sorcerers under the influence of devils"; "a fiendish despot"; "hellish torture"; "infernal instruments of war"; "satanic cruelty"; "unholy grimaces"
unhealthy
adj. not in or exhibiting good health in body or mind; "unhealthy ulcers"
infernal
adj. being of the underworld; "infernal regions"
eery, eerie
adj. inspiring a feeling of fear; strange and frightening; "an uncomfortable and eerie stillness in the woods"; "an eerie midnight howl"
supernatural
adj. not existing in nature or subject to explanation according to natural laws; not physical or material; "supernatural forces and occurrences and beings"
spiritual, spectral, phantasmal, ghostly, ghostlike, apparitional
adj. resembling or characteristic of a phantom; "a ghostly face at the window"; "a phantasmal presence in the room"; "spectral emanations"; "spiritual tappings at a seance"
weird
adj. strikingly odd or unusual; "some trick of the moonlight; some weird effect of shadow"- Bram Stoker
repulsive, repugnant, obscene, detestable, abhorrent
adj. offensive to the mind; "an abhorrent deed"; "the obscene massacre at Wounded Knee"; "morally repugnant customs"; "repulsive behavior"; "the most repulsive character in recent novels"
charnel, sepulchral, ghastly
adj. gruesomely indicative of death or the dead; "a charnel smell came from the chest filled with dead men's bones"; "ghastly shrieks"; "the sepulchral darkness of the catacombs"
vile, sickening, offensive, loathsome, queasy, noisome, nauseous, nauseating
adj. causing or able to cause nausea; "a nauseating smell"; "nauseous offal"; "a sickening stench"
vile, sickening, offensive, loathsome, queasy, noisome, nauseous, nauseating
adj. causing or able to cause nausea; "a nauseating smell"; "nauseous offal"; "a sickening stench"
morbid, ghoulish
adj. suggesting the horror of death and decay; "morbid details"
outrageous, horrific, horrid, hideous
adj. grossly offensive to decency or morality; causing horror; "subjected to outrageous cruelty"; "a hideous pattern of injustice"; "horrific conditions in the mining industry"
harsh
adj. disagreeable to the senses; "the harsh cry of a blue jay"; "harsh cognac"; "the harsh white light makes you screw up your eyes"; "harsh irritating smoke filled the hallway"
sapless, debile, weakly, weak, rickety, infirm, feeble, decrepit
adj. lacking bodily or muscular strength or vitality; "a feeble old woman"; "her body looked sapless"
ill
adj. not good; unfriendly or harmful: "ill manners"; "ill repute"; "ill deeds"; "ill will"; "an ill wind"
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dismaying, appalling
adj. causing consternation; "appalling conditions"
ugly, horrible, horrifying, frightful, atrocious
adj. provoking horror; "an atrocious automobile accident"; "a frightful crime of decapitation"; "an alarming, even horrifying, picture"; "war is beyond all words horrible"- Winston Churchill; "an ugly wound"
dread, direful, terrible, horrific, horrendous, frightening, fearsome, fearful, dreadful, dreaded, dire, awful
adj. causing fear or dread or terror; "the awful war"; "an awful risk"; "dire news"; "a career or vengeance so direful that London was shocked"; "the dread presence of the headmaster"; "polio is no longer the dreaded disease it once was"; "a dreadful storm"; "a fearful howling"; "horrendous explosions shook the city"; "a terrible curse"
minacious, threatening, sinister, ominous, minatory, menacing, forbidding, baleful
adj. threatening or foreshadowing evil or tragic developments; "a baleful look"; "forbidding thunderclouds"; "his tone became menacing"; "ominous rumblings of discontent"; "sinister storm clouds"; "a sinister smile"; "his threatening behavior"; "ugly black clouds"; "the situation became ugly"
hair-raising, nightmarish, bloodcurdling
adj. extremely alarming
shuddery, scarey, shivery, scary, chilling
adj. provoking fear terror; "a scary movie"; "the most terrible and shuddery...tales of murder and revenge"
creepy-crawly, creepy
adj. causing a sensation as of things crawling on your skin; "a creepy story"; "I had a creepy-crawly feeling"
redoubtable
adj. worthy of respect or honor; "born of a redoubtable family"
hairy
adj. hazardous and frightening; "hairy moments in the mountains"
terrifying, terrific
adj. causing extreme terror; "a terrifying wail"
stricken, afflicted
adj. grievously affected especially by disease
aguish
adj. affected by ague
under the weather, poorly, peaked, seedy, unwell, sickly, indisposed, ailing
adj. 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"
air sick, seasick, carsick, airsick
adj. experiencing motion sickness
tough, bad
adj. feeling physical discomfort or pain (`tough' is occasionally used colloquially for `bad'); "my throat feels bad"; "she felt bad all over"; "he was feeling tough after a restless night"
sick-abed, bedrid, bedridden, bedfast
adj. confined to bed (by illness)
livery, liverish, bilious
adj. suffering from or suggesting a liver disorder or gastric distress
bronchitic
adj. suffering from or prone to bronchitis
consumptive
adj. afflicted with or associated with pulmonary tuberculosis; "a consumptive patient"; "a consumptive cough"
recovering, convalescent
adj. returning to health after illness or debility; "convalescent children are difficult to keep in bed"
hallucinating, delirious
adj. experiencing delirium
diabetic
adj. suffering from diabetes
vertiginous, woozy, giddy, dizzy
adj. 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
adj. suffering from dyspepsia
light-headed, lightheaded, swooning, light, faint
adj. 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"
feverous, feverish
adj. having or affected by a fever
gouty
adj. suffering from gout
laid low, stricken
adj. put out of action (by illness)
laid up
adj. ill and usually confined; "laid up with a bad cold"
menstruating, unwell
adj. 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"
scrofulous
adj. afflicted with scrofula
sneezy
adj. inclined to sneeze
spastic
adj. suffering from spastic paralysis; "a spastic child"
tuberculous, tubercular
adj. constituting or afflicted with or caused by tuberculosis or the tubercle bacillus; "a tubercular child"; "tuberculous patients"; "tubercular meningitis"
unhealed
adj. not healed; "an unhealed wound"
upset
adj. mildly physically distressed; "an upset stomach"
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keep down
v. manage not to throw up
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