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English definition of “sickening”

sickening

adjective     /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.Serious and unpleasantNot attractive to look atInformal words for bad annoying: It's sickening that I can't go to the party.Annoying sickeningly     /-li/ adverb
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