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adjective sickening pronunciation in British English /ˈsɪk(ə)nɪŋ/
  1. 1
    something sickening is so unpleasant that it shocks or upsets you
    scenes of sickening violence
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    1. a.
      used about something that makes you feel so nervous that you feel slightly ill
      For a sickening moment, his hand slipped on the rope.
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a sickeningly handsome man
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