Meaning of “sicken” in the English Dictionary

"sicken" in British English

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sickenverb

uk /ˈsɪk.ən/ us /ˈsɪk.ən/

(Definition of “sicken” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"sicken" in American English

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sickenverb

us /ˈsɪk·ən/

sicken verb (BECOME ILL)

[ I ] to become sick:

The animals sickened and died.

sicken verb (CAUSE TO FEEL BAD)

[ T ] to cause someone to experience unpleasant feelings such as shock and anger:

I was sickened by the attitude of people who could take enjoyment in the building’s destruction.

(Definition of “sicken” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)