1 very shocking, annoying, or upsetting [= disgusting]:
Police described it as a sickening racial attack.
their sickening hypocrisy
it is sickening that
It is sickening that human beings have done this to two innocent young women.

sickening thud/crash/sound etc

an unpleasant sound that makes you think someone has been injured or something has been broken:
His head hit the floor with a sickening thud.
There was a sickening sound of tearing metal.
3 very unpleasant and making you feel as if you want to vomit:
The sickening stench of rotting rubbish rose into the air.
4 British English spoken making you feel jealous:
'Helen's just bought herself a huge house in the south of France.' 'God, how sickening!'
sickeningly adverb

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