Definition of soul-sickening in English:

soul-sickening

adjective

  • That sickens the soul; causing spiritual unease or distress; deeply depressing or abhorrent.

Origin

Late 18th century; earliest use found in William Godwin (1756–1836), philosopher and novelist. From soul + sickening.

Pronunciation

soul-sickening

/ˈsəʊlˌsɪk(ə)nɪŋ/