1 [transitive] to make you feel shocked and angry, especially because you strongly disapprove of something [= disgust]:
The thought of such cruelty sickened her.
All decent people should be sickened by such a pointless waste of life.
2 [intransitive] old-fashioned to gradually become very ill:
The older people just sickened and died as food supplies ran low.

be sickening for something

phrasal verb
to be starting to have an illness:
Perhaps you're sickening for something.

sicken of something

phrasal verb
to lose your desire for something or your interest in it:
He finally sickened of the endless round of parties and idle conversation.

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