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English definition of “sicken”

sicken

verb uk   /ˈsɪk.ən/ us  

sicken verb (ILL)

[I] to become ill: literary The child sickened and died.UK "You look feverish. Are you sickening for (= about to become ill with) something?"

sicken verb (UNPLEASANT)

[T] to cause someone to feel unpleasant emotions, especially anger and shock: The violence in the film sickened me. He was sickened by/at the number of people who were hurt in the crash.
(Definition of sicken from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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