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English definition of “sick”

sick

adjective [after verb] (UNPLEASANT)    /sɪk/ informal
B2 causing or expressing unpleasant emotions: I'm sick at (US over) (= unhappy about) not getting that job. It makes me sick (= makes me very angry) to see people wearing fur coats.UK informal It's sick-making (= very annoying) that she's being paid so much for doing so little. I'm sick (and tired/to death) of (= very annoyed about) the way you're behaving. She was worried sick (= very worried) when her daughter didn't come home on time. Joan was not amused by the sick (= cruel or offensive) joke her brother told. I felt sick (= felt shocked and disgusted) when I heard about the prisoners being beaten.Inspiring dislikeSerious and unpleasantSerious and unpleasantNot attractive to look atInformal words for bad
(Definition of sick adjective (UNPLEASANT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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