1. Affected with disease of any kind; ill; indisposed; not in health. See the Synonym under Illness.
Simon's wife's mother lay sick of a fever.Mark i. 30.
Behold them that are sick with famine.Jer. xiv. 18.
2. Affected with, or attended by, nausea; inclined to vomit; as, sick at the stomach; a sick headache.
3. Having a strong dislike; disgusted; surfeited; with of; as, to be sick of flattery.
He was not so sick of his master as of his work.L'Estrange.
4. Corrupted; imperfect; impaired; weakned.
So great is his antipathy against episcopacy, that, if a seraphim himself should be a bishop, he would
either find or make some sick feathers in his wings.Fuller. Sick bay (Naut.), an apartment in a vessel, used as the ship's hospital. Sick bed, the bed upon
which a person lies sick. Sick berth, an apartment for the sick in a ship of war. Sick headache
(Med.), a variety of headache attended with disorder of the stomach and nausea. Sick list, a list
containing the names of the sick. Sick room, a room in which a person lies sick, or to which he
is confined by sickness. [These terms, sick bed, sick berth, etc., are also written both hyphened and
Syn. Diseased; ill; disordered; distempered; indisposed; weak; ailing; feeble; morbid.
(Sick), n. Sickness. [Obs.] Chaucer.
(Sick), v. i. To fall sick; to sicken. [Obs.] Shak.