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Synonyms for sickening
ˈsɪk ə nɪŋ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. nauseating, nauseous, noisome, queasy, loathsome, offensive, sickening, vile(adj)

    causing or able to cause nausea

    "a nauseating smell"; "nauseous offal"; "a sickening stench"

    noisome, fetid, nauseous, revolting, nauseating, unsavory, ugly, foul, repellent, dysphemistic, slimy, unsavoury, distasteful, offensive, anxious, sick, ill-scented, foetid, vile, despicable, disgustful, stinking, disgusting, smelly, repelling, worthless, unquiet, foul-smelling, loathsome, sickish, nauseated, nervous, yucky, wicked, uneasy, skanky, funky, wretched, loathly, violative, unworthy, queasy, repellant


Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. sickening(a.)

    nauseating, nauseous, sickish, palling

  2. sickening(a.)

    disgusting, distasteful, repulsive, revolting, foul, loathsome, offensive

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. sickening(a)

    nauseating, disgusting, fulsome, nauseous, revolting

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "sickening":

    repugnant, revolting, nauseating, repulsive

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  1. Scott Wagner:

    Tracy and I offer our condolences to the families of the victims whose lives were lost today in Squirrel Hill, this type of violence is sickening and has no place in our society.

  2. Maesel Dorn:

    I was just shocked more than anything, i kept looking at it, and I could n’t believe it. ... And then, it was just so sickening. I have n’t been able to eat any soup since then.

  3. Wednesday Blankenship:

    P.S. Mitch McConnell's cocaine tweet is just more proof that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is not Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, thousands die from cocaine use year after year, and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell thinks it's funny that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell family's shipping business hauls cocaine on the high seas. It is not funny. It is sickening.

  4. Chad Griffin:

    It also flies in the face of overwhelming evidence that children being raised by same-sex parents are just as healthy and well-adjusted as those with different-sex parents. At a time when so many children in foster care need loving homes, it is sickening to think that a child would be taken from caring parents who planned to adopt.

  5. William Tong:

    It makes you sick to your stomach, it's sickening that people who are so close to this disaster were so callous.

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    An antonym for "disparage"
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    • B. minimize
    • C. diminish
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