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sickening

adjective uk   /ˈsɪk.ən.ɪŋ/ us  
extremely unpleasant and causing you to feel shock and anger: The slaves were treated with sickening cruelty. There was a sickening thud when the child fell from the tree and hit the ground.Serious and unpleasantNot attractive to look atInformal words for bad annoying: It's sickening that I can't go to the party.Annoying
sickeningly
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
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