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sickeningadjective

uk   /ˈsɪk.ən.ɪŋ/ us   /ˈsɪk.ən.ɪŋ/
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.
annoying: It's sickening, the way she gets her parents to do what she wants.
sickeningly
adverb uk   /ˈsɪk.ən.ɪŋ.li/ us   /ˈsɪk.ən.ɪŋ.li/
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sickeningadjective

us   /ˈsɪk·ə·nɪŋ/
extremely unpleasant; causing you to experience unpleasant feelings: She slipped and fell with a sickening thud.
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