Synonyms of sick in English:

sick


See definition of sick

adjective

1‘half of children in the class are sick’

SYNONYMS

ill, unwell, poorly, ailing, indisposed, laid up, bad, out of sorts, not oneself

British off, off colour

informal under the weather, on the sick list

NZ Australian informal crook

vulgar slang crappy

ANTONYMS

well, healthy

2‘he was starting to feel sick’

SYNONYMS

nauseous, nauseated, queasy, bilious, sick to one's stomach, green, green about the gills

seasick, carsick, airsick, travel-sick, suffering from motion sickness, suffering from altitude sickness, suffering from radiation sickness

informal about to throw up

North American informal barfy

rare qualmish

3‘we're sick about the closure plans’

SYNONYMS

disappointed, miserable, depressed, dejected, despondent, downcast, disconsolate, unhappy, low-spirited, distressed

angry, cross, enraged, annoyed, disgusted, displeased, disgruntled, fed up, grumpy

British cheesed off

ANTONYMS

glad

4‘I'm thoroughly sick of this music’

SYNONYMS

fed up with, bored by, bored with, tired of, weary of, jaded by, jaded with, surfeited by, surfeited with, satiated with, glutted by, glutted with

have had enough of

informal have had a basinful of, have had it up to here with

have had something up to here

ANTONYMS

fond

5‘a sick joke’

SYNONYMS

macabre, black, ghoulish, morbid, perverted, gruesome, sadistic, cruel, offensive

ANTONYMS

in good taste


Phrases

    be sick

      ‘he was sick in a bucket’

      SYNONYMS

      vomit, throw up, retch

      cough up, bring up, regurgitate

      heave, gag

      North American

      get sick

      informal

      chunder, chuck up, hurl, spew, do the technicolor yawn, keck, ralph

      informal

      honk, sick up

      Scottish informal

      boke

      North American informal

      spit up, barf, upchuck, toss one's cookies, blow chunks