Definition of sick

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • sick is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 10
  • sick is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 10
  • sick is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 11

Definition of sick


  • affected by an impairment of normal physical or mental function (adjective)

    Synonyms

    1. ill
  • affected with madness or insanity (adjective)

    Synonyms

    1. brainsick
    2. crazy
    3. demented
    4. disturbed
    5. mad
    6. unbalanced
    7. unhinged
  • having a strong distaste from surfeit (adjective)

    Examples

    1. sick of it all
    2. sick to death of flattery
    3. gossip that makes one sick

    Synonyms

    1. disgusted
    2. fed up
    3. sick of
    4. tired of
  • (of light) lacking in intensity or brightness; dim or feeble (adjective)

    Synonyms

    1. pale
    2. pallid
    3. wan
  • shockingly repellent; inspiring horror (adjective)

    Synonyms

    1. ghastly
    2. grim
    3. grisly
    4. gruesome
    5. macabre
  • feeling nausea; feeling about to vomit (adjective)

    Synonyms

    1. nauseated
    2. nauseous
    3. queasy
    4. sickish
  • eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. barf
    2. be sick
    3. cast
    4. cat
    5. chuck
    6. disgorge
    7. honk
    8. puke
    9. purge
    10. regorge
    11. regurgitate
    12. retch
    13. spew
    14. spue
    15. throw up
    16. upchuck
    17. vomit
    18. vomit up
  • deeply affected by a strong feeling (adjective)

    Examples

    1. sat completely still, sick with envy
    2. she was sick with longing
  • people who are sick (noun)

    Examples

    1. they devote their lives to caring for the sick

See definition of sick in Merriam Webster

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