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sickening

[ sik-uh-ning ]
/ ˈsɪk ə nɪŋ /
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adjective

causing or capable of causing sickness, especially nausea, disgust, or loathing: sickening arrogance.

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Origin of sickening

First recorded in 1715–25; sicken + -ing2
sick·en·ing·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for sickening

sickening
/ (ˈsɪkənɪŋ) /

adjective

causing sickness or revulsion
informal extremely annoying
sickeningly, adverb
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