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verb sicken pronunciation in American English /ˈsɪkən/
Word Forms
present tense
present participlesickening
past tensesickened
past participlesickened
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  1. 1
    [transitive] if something sickens you, it shocks you and makes you feel very upset
    This brutal attack has sickened even the most hardened observers.
  2. 2
    [intransitive] old-fashioned to become sick
    1. a.
      [transitive] to make someone feel sick
      Doctors are not easily sickened but I felt my stomach turning.



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