Synonyms of sickening in English:


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1‘there were some sickening photographs of the dead boys’

nauseating, stomach-turning, stomach-churning, repulsive, revolting, disgusting, repellent, repugnant, appalling, abominable, hideous, horrible, awful, dreadful, terrible, obnoxious, nauseous, vile, nasty, foul, loathsome, offensive, objectionable, off-putting, distasteful, disagreeable, uninviting
abhorrent, despicable, reprehensible, contemptible, odious, heinous, obscene, hateful, execrable
gruesome, grisly
North American vomitous
informal sick-making, ghastly, putrid, horrid, godawful, gross, gut-churning, yucky, icky, cringe-making
British informal beastly
Northern Irish informal bogging
North American informal skanky
literary noisome
archaic disgustful, loathly
rare rebarbative

wholesome, delightful