Synonyms of sick in English:

sick


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adjective

1‘half of children in the class are sick’

SYNONYMS
ill, unwell, poorly, ailing, indisposed, laid up, bad, out of sorts, not oneself
British off, off colour
informal under the weather, on the sick list
Australian, New Zealand informal crook
vulgar slang crappy
ANTONYMS

well, healthy

2‘he was starting to feel sick’

SYNONYMS
nauseous, nauseated, queasy, bilious, sick to one's stomach, green, green around the gills
seasick, carsick, airsick, travel-sick, suffering from motion sickness, suffering from altitude sickness, suffering from radiation sickness
informal about to throw up
North American informal barfy
rare qualmish

3‘we're sick about the closure plans’

SYNONYMS
disappointed, miserable, depressed, dejected, despondent, downcast, disconsolate, unhappy, low-spirited, distressed
angry, cross, enraged, annoyed, disgusted, displeased, disgruntled, fed up, grumpy
British informal cheesed off
ANTONYMS

glad

4‘I'm thoroughly sick of this music’

SYNONYMS
fed up with, bored by, bored with, tired of, weary of, jaded by, jaded with, surfeited by, surfeited with, satiated with, glutted by, glutted with
have had enough of
informal have had a basinful of, have had it up to here with
have had something up to here
ANTONYMS

fond

5‘a sick joke’

SYNONYMS
macabre, black, ghoulish, morbid, perverted, gruesome, sadistic, cruel, offensive
ANTONYMS

in good taste


Phrases

    be sick

    ‘he was sick in a bucket’


    SYNONYMS
    vomit, throw up, retch
    cough up, bring up, regurgitate
    heave, gag
    North American get sick
    informal chunder, chuck up, hurl, spew, do the technicolor yawn, keck, ralph
    British informal honk, sick up
    Scottish informal boke
    North American informal spit up, barf, upchuck, toss one's cookies, blow chunks