Sickening Sick"en*ing, a. Causing sickness; specif., causing surfeit or disgust; nauseating. -- {Sick"en*ing*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

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  • sickeningly — adverb In a manner to sicken, sometimes used figuratively. The punch was sickeningly sweet; if it had had any more sugar I would have wanted to rinse my mouth with vinegar …   Wiktionary

  • sickeningly — adv. Sickeningly is used with these adjectives: ↑familiar, ↑sweet …   Collocations dictionary

  • sickeningly — sicken ► VERB 1) make disgusted or appalled. 2) become ill. 3) (sicken for) begin to show symptoms of (an illness). 4) (sickening) informal very irritating or annoying. DERIVATIVES sickeningly adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • sickeningly — adverb see sickening …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • sickeningly — See sickening. * * * …   Universalium

  • sickeningly — adv. in a sickening manner, in a disgusting manner, nauseatingly, repulsively …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sickeningly — sick·en·ing·ly …   English syllables

  • sickeningly — See: sickening …   English dictionary

  • sickeningly — adverb in a disgusting manner or to a disgusting degree the beggar was disgustingly filthy • Syn: ↑disgustingly, ↑distastefully, ↑revoltingly • Derived from adjective: ↑sickening, ↑revolting ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • sickening — sickeningly, adv. /sik euh ning/, adj. causing or capable of causing sickness, esp. nausea, disgust, or loathing: sickening arrogance. [1715 25; SICKEN + ING2] Syn. nauseating, disgusting, loathsome. * * * …   Universalium

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