sic vs sick

sic sick

Definitions

  • 1) An abbreviation of Sicilian
  • 2) of Sicily.
  • 3) Scot. Such.
  • 4) thus; thus written
  • 5) Thus; so. Used to indicate that a quoted passage, especially one containing an error or unconventional spelling, has been retained in its original form or written intentionally.
  • 6) intentionally so written (used after a printed word or phrase)
  • 7) transitive To set upon; to chase; to attack.
  • 8) transitive To incite an attack by, especially a dog or dogs.
  • 9) urge to attack someone
  • 10) Seesick.
  • 11) AScotchformofsuch.
  • 12) To urge or incite to hostile action; set.
  • 13) To set upon; attack.

Definitions

  • 1) Chiefly British Vomit.
  • 2) Sick people considered as a group. Often used with the.
  • 3) obsolete Sickness.
  • 4) In need of repairs.
  • 5) Pining; longing.
  • 6) Unwholesome, morbid, or sadistic.
  • 7) Deeply distressed; upset.
  • 8) Of or for sick persons.
  • 9) Defective; unsound.
  • 10) Disgusted; revolted.
  • 11) Unable to produce a profitable yield of crops.
  • 12) Mentally ill or disturbed.
  • 13) Constituting an unhealthy environment for those working or residing within.
  • 14) Suffering from or affected with a physical illness; ailing.
  • 15) (Med.) a variety of headache attended with disorder of the stomach and nausea.
  • 16) a room in which a person lies sick, or to which he is confined by sickness.
  • 17) a list containing the names of the sick.
  • 18) the bed upon which a person lies sick.
  • 19) Affected with, or attended by, nausea; inclined to vomit
  • 20) an apartment for the sick in a ship of war.
  • 21) Corrupted; imperfect; impaired; weakned.
  • 22) Affected with disease of any kind; ill; indisposed; not in health. See the Synonym under illness.
  • 23) Having a strong dislike; disgusted; surfeited; -- with of.
  • 24) (Naut.) an apartment in a vessel, used as the ship's hospital.
  • 25) Tomakesick;sicken.
  • 26) obsolete To fall sick; to sicken.
  • 27) (sick and tired) Thoroughly weary, discouraged, or bored.

Examples

  • 1) The period of mourning was clearly over with; sic transit Jasper Flodge.
  • 2) "If you say `Just like a woman,'" Shelley warned, "I'm going to sic Squeeze on you.
  • 3) Seneca the Younger: You're correct that in Latin 'sic' means 'thus'; however, in editing, 'sic' means 'it was wrong in the original and I'm anal enough to point that out to you in case you missed that horrendous grammatical/spelling error.'
  • 4) How these data trouble Professor Hospital's claim that Columbia students are the "cream of the cream [sic]" is a subject for further debate.
  • 5) “One estimate by Lewin Associates [sic] is 131 million Americans will lose their private insurance and be pushed into a government plan,” he claimed.
  • 6) Ahh the justification of hyprocisy [sic] is always so transparent.
  • 7) Los Angeles County is 40 percent Roman Catholic, and 95 percent Christain [sic], and yet these percentages are not reflected in the ethnic diversity of judges in the Los Angeles Superior Court.
  • 8) Sen. Kyle [sic] is a long-standing senator from Arizona and expert on immigration.

Examples

  • 1) The mere sight of one makes her feel sick and want to run away.
  • 2) They were sick of paying rent but thought owning would be impossible.
  • 3) No wonder the sick and ill of this country continue to suffer.
  • 4) What kind of sick people hurt pets like us?
  • 5) He was stunned to learn more money is spent on prison grub than food for the sick.
  • 6) The thought of this website makes me feel physically sick.
  • 7) You still worry like hell about things and you still have that sick feeling in your stomach.
  • 8) Why do you get so greedy when you know it makes you sick?
  • 9) To give the offenders a year in custody is a sick joke.
  • 10) That sort of thing can make you feel a bit sick.
  • 11) No one likes feeling sick and ill.
  • 12) Of course we must provide for the sick and people on genuinely hard times.
  • 13) Is this just another way of telling doctors to sign fewer sick notes?
  • 14) Do not eat any food while feeling sick or vomiting.
  • 15) There is no health insurance, no sick pay.
  • 16) If and when your cat is sick again, act quickly.
  • 17) The torment has also left him worried for his sick mother - and he fears reading the tweets might make her worse.
  • 18) She says: 'I felt sick to my stomach.
  • 19) I'm worried sick what will happen if she tries It again.
  • 20) I'm sick, I'm _sick_ of life, and you don't show you care for me a little bit.
  • 21) My little mother -- you're sick, you're really _sick_, and I didn't know and I spoke so harshly.
  • 22) "I will gladly endure all and every privation; for I am sick, _sick_ of worming secrets from trusting friends, and spying upon those who shelter me."
  • 23) "Sometimes," he said, low and passionately, "sometimes I am sick with longing for her -- _sick_!"
  • 24) If you do go sick, it will be so obvious, your boss will be looking for a way to get back at you and you will probably not even enjoy your ’sick day’ As you may be left with mixed feelings of guilt, revenge and spitefulness etc,etc… towards the w**ker that you have for a boss.
  • 25) Peter said, signaling to the waiter: "When I got that letter from Mrs. Dawson I felt sick, positively _sick_.
  • 26) Alec was watching him, his expression sick with horror.
  • 27) Transferring funds from the healthy to the sick is also known as “health insurance”.
  • 28) PINSKY: And then the community behaves like what we call a sick family.
  • 29) ‘Several staff members were already off sick with the flu.’
  • 30) ‘Fifteen to twenty percent of the elderly who are sick with pneumococci die from this infection, so it is well worth preventing.’
  • 31) ‘The end results were anything but pleasant for Niko who spent a week after the incident in the hospital ward sick with fever and poison from snakes bite.’
  • 32) ‘Krista's sick with strep-throat or something, so she didn't come to school today.’
  • 33) ‘Olwen Jones sued Sandwell Council where she worked at a training centre until 1995 when she went off sick with anxiety and depression and never returned to work.’
  • 34) ‘John was a dedicated family doctor who, I later learned, was too busy looking after the many people sick with influenza in his practice to look after his own health.’
  • 35) ‘So far, the people who have gotten sick with this potentially lethal virus seem to have caught it from infected birds.’
  • 36) ‘He felt physically sick with anger and betrayal but he stayed cool.’
  • 37) ‘When we tried to track him down we discovered that he had been off sick for four weeks, yet this was not known to the departments that relied on him for results, and no alternative arrangements had been put in place.’
  • 38) ‘Following his admission to the hospital, approximately 20 hospital staff became sick with similar symptoms.’
  • 39) ‘Speaking to the Evening Press, the woman, who comes from the Malton area, said the attack had left her feeling physically sick with worry as she has to walk the same route every day.’
  • 40) ‘What about those tales where the whole ship falls sick with some incurable disease?’
  • 41) ‘Every year, eight million people become sick with TB, 80 per cent of whom are in 22 high burden countries.’
  • 42) ‘High rates of HIV infection have also contributed to the crisis, with many farmers too sick with AIDS to plant or tend their crops.’
  • 43) ‘Masterson said he was suspended for two days without pay and with no prior notice after the company claimed he had inappropriately taken two days off sick.’
  • 44) ‘Seth is really sick with bronchitis, but its definitely not that.’
  • 45) ‘He went back to the hotel that night and 22nd February he then became very sick with difficulty breathing, and went to the hospital in Hong Kong.’
  • 46) ‘He is always calling in sick with medically astounding symptoms, or making up increasingly implausible excuses not to come in.’
  • 47) ‘A city council which requires employees to call a nurse when they take time off sick said yesterday the approach was helping cut absenteeism.’
  • 48) ‘I recalled having a bit when sick with fever, for it was rumored to be medicinal; I nearly grew sicker because of it.’
  • 49) ‘Meanwhile, the Guild will be holding it's annual door to door collection in the parish next month to help fund the sending of sick parishioners on the Pilgrimage.’
  • 50) ‘‘The bargaining council is once again at risk of collapsing, which would mean no more provident or sick fund for workers,’ he said.’
  • 51) ‘She didn't fall for any of those phony ‘help-the-homeless’ funds that the sick hedonists kept trying to sell to dupes.’
  • 52) ‘The veterinary charity, the People's Dispensary for sick Animals, wants people in Cumbria to take the Challenge of a Lifetime and help to raise funds to treat sick and injured pets.’
  • 53) ‘In the savage factory working conditions of the time, he introduced the novel concepts of steady wages, clean, humane conditions and a sick fund.’
  • 54) ‘The sick fund refused to reimburse in each case: In Kohll this was because it saw no basis for exceptional treatment abroad.’
  • 55) ‘The Ministry of Health provides for those who do not receive care from a sick fund.’
  • 56) ‘He says he did not benefit directly, as the money was channelled to a trust fund for a sick relative via a family trust fund.’
  • 57) ‘The workhouse was built within the current grounds of Daisy Hill in 1841 to provide accommodation for the poorly and sick in the area.’
  • 58) ‘The funds raised will provide vital free veterinary treatment to the sick and injured pets of people in need.’
  • 59) ‘Whatever the continuing vitality to be found in the villages, the larger political and economic systems are sick.’
  • 60) ‘The recent events are nothing but reflections of a sick society where rampant corruption, political vendetta and laxity in criminal justice are the order of the day.’
  • 61) ‘We live in a really sad and sick society and obviously ~ no one cares.’
  • 62) ‘Other Ministers own property abroad, and to give them these payouts on the grounds that they have ‘incurred debts’ is a sign of a very sick society.’
  • 63) ‘The Associated Press has become a very sick organization.’
  • 64) ‘They say that a sick society cleanses itself this way.’
  • 65) ‘It seems to me that the problems of asylum seekers, the growing divide between rich and poor and the rise in litigation are all symptoms of a sick society.’
  • 66) ‘We are transforming a once very sick society into a hopeful place.’
  • 67) ‘Another resolution inviting all sick societies to remove their lodges from the public houses to the schools was also carried.’
  • 68) ‘What kind of sick society is it, in these refugee camps, that a mother could condone the suicide, at any age, of her son?’
  • 69) ‘Our sick society and stupid economics are dragging the planet to the edge of apocalypse.’
  • 70) ‘What sort of a sick society are we living in, where a rape victim has to cover her face?’
  • 71) ‘Her belief that capitalism is a sick system remained undiminished, and she believed a better world was desirable but wasn't sure it was achievable.’
  • 72) ‘It's a sick system, and many in the medical profession realise that it has to change.’
  • 73) ‘Laughter is the best medicine for a sick society.’
  • 74) ‘You cannot design the crime and disorder out of our sick society.’
  • 75) ‘Still, what can be wrong with applying classical music as an unguent to the sores of a sick society?’
  • 76) ‘You are a part of a sick system that hates innovations.’
  • 77) ‘The principle that the government can and should run a deficit to stimulate a sick economy was first propounded by John Maynard Keynes.’
  • 78) ‘How sick is the society which produces such levels of anger, frustration and destructive energy?’
  • 79) ‘On the morning of October 17, 1999, Wei sent his wife to Renji Hospital, when Zhou became extremely sick and started vomiting.’
  • 80) ‘She ran to her bathroom and vomited, relieving the sick sensation a bit, but not entirely.’
  • 81) ‘Recalling his first trip in the air, Tu said he felt very sick and even vomited.’
  • 82) ‘A sick thrill of excitement travelled through his body.’
  • 83) ‘The sick feeling returned to him again and he knew it would be setting up shop for quite awhile now.’
  • 84) ‘A scared face looked back at her, and a lonely and sick emotion filled the eyes of that face.’
  • 85) ‘Decades later the pounding he took is still vivid enough for him to wonder what kind of sick pleasure his teacher took in seeing him nearly killed.’
  • 86) ‘It's a funny / sick feeling that you get when you're invited to an ex-lover's wedding.’
  • 87) ‘My father, who fought in the First World War, described fear as not so much a sick feeling as a heightening of the senses.’
  • 88) ‘We've outlawed badger-baiters and dog-fighters for their sick pleasure in torturing animals, and we can only hope foxhunting will go the same way.’
  • 89) ‘In fact, it is the hunters who tend to be violent as they become enraged at being denied the sick pleasure of killing wildlife and take out their aggression on the saboteurs.’
  • 90) ‘Do they derive some form of sick pleasure from seeing a stranger humiliate their child/friends on public television?’
  • 91) ‘My past simply heightens my nausea, but doesn't create and sustain the sick feeling in the pit of my stomach that rises throughout the day.’
  • 92) ‘I have witnessed institutional racism throughout my life, especially in places you would least expect it, and each time it happens I get a deep sick feeling in the pit of my stomach.’
  • 93) ‘I don't want to enter the dark, broken-down rooms because I get this sick feeling in my gut.’
  • 94) ‘Yes, it would be part - my guess is that somebody - part of the whole kind of sick thrill.’
  • 95) ‘Anyone who has ever come home to the sick feeling of being broken into will know that this is a crime that can cause lasting upset and unease.’
  • 96) ‘Now he knew better, though Taylor still felt the sick feeling of envy creep in him whenever he visited the Moretti household.’
  • 97) ‘The teacher walked in and the pride that I had felt a moment before suddenly turned into a feeling of pure sick terror.’
  • 98) ‘Their lives are forfeit for the few hours of sick pleasure their agonies grant those who hunt them.’
  • 99) ‘I hated the sick feeling that that gave me, and I was so so tired of doubting myself.’
  • 100) ‘I was interviewed for this programme, but I listened to it with mounting horror and a sick feeling in my stomach.’
  • 101) ‘Did it give you some kind of sick thrill to write about the little crime spree that you created?’
  • 102) ‘But just doing the best we can and that the owners, of course, are sick about it.’
  • 103) ‘There is something inherently sick about seeking to profit from deceit.’
  • 104) ‘To be honest, I feel so sick about the whole thing that even the memory of the try I scored does nothing to relieve the gloom.’
  • 105) ‘There must be individuals there who feel sick about Howard's cynical exploitation of the Australian peoples' ignorance about refuges and fears of invasion.’
  • 106) ‘He felt slightly sick about what he was about to do.’
  • 107) ‘Barney is very timid and we are worried sick about him.’
  • 108) ‘Well, we know that many of you are worried sick about the pets that you were forced to leave behind.’
  • 109) ‘Some members of our association are worried sick about how they are going to survive.’
  • 110) ‘He is worried sick about her safety, since the disappearance of the Shadow Melters began.’
  • 111) ‘Like the mainstream in Britain and the US, Middle Australia is worried sick about declining values, the threat to national security and the future of their children.’
  • 112) ‘Ben Stiller has confessed he is worried sick about providing his daughter with a ‘normal life’.’
  • 113) ‘Your grandmother is worried sick about you, and to tell you the truth it's been long since I've seen her worried about anyone but Jasmine and her siblings.’
  • 114) ‘Now even he was beginning to feel sick about this.’
  • 115) ‘It was only then that I realized that him and Robbie were in the same boat together; both worried sick about us.’
  • 116) ‘She just found out about her Dad, and I'm sure she's worried sick about you.’
  • 117) ‘Why did my mom have to pretend that she wasn't worried sick about the fact that her daughter was thousands of miles away?’
  • 118) ‘You must be worried sick about me by now, I'm sorry I wasn't able to write or call you earlier.’
  • 119) ‘Tell Luca the second he gets home that I am very worried and sick about this situation.’
  • 120) ‘Even when the flu symptoms subside, Minnis should feel sick about the money that slipped through his normally reliable hands.’
  • 121) ‘It made you feel confused, fascinated, terrified and sick, but never passive or disappointed.’
  • 122) ‘Laughing at his own sick humour, Suarez ascended to the second level of the house, more designed to live in than the level below.’
  • 123) ‘We're also unmistakably in David Cronenberg territory here, but without the sick humour that usually goes with it.’
  • 124) ‘The sick charm of Keller is that he really does seem like a normal everyday person.’
  • 125) ‘It sounds same-old-same-old, but let me assure you that Mancini crams as much daft humour and sick jokes in as possible.’
  • 126) ‘Humour dressed-up in combat fatigues: poor excuse for a sick joke?’
  • 127) ‘I'm essentially a decent enough guy, but I'll readily admit to possessing a bit of a sick sense of humour.’
  • 128) ‘Dominic and I share a sick sense of humour, what can I say?’
  • 129) ‘Whoever named this building had a sick sense of humour.’
  • 130) ‘‘Someone out there has a really sick sense of humour,’ I said mostly to myself.’
  • 131) ‘For those with a sick sense of humour, say no more; this is your kind of movie.’
  • 132) ‘The symbolic center of the film industry, Hollywood Boulevard has long been Los Angeles' secret, sick joke on hopeful tourists.’
  • 133) ‘An election in which the names of the candidates in the various lists are still not known 18 days before the polls open is a sick joke, not an election.’
  • 134) ‘A council worker is facing the threat of disciplinary action after being caught searching the internet for sick jokes about the Asian tsunami.’
  • 135) ‘The idea that the war has made the world a safer place is a sick joke.’
  • 136) ‘Until the foreign armies leave the country, the idea that it has been liberated is little more than a sick joke.’
  • 137) ‘Are you guys collaborating on any other sick jokes that we should know about?’
  • 138) ‘After every disaster or horrible murder there is a rush of sick jokes.’
  • 139) ‘The most promising lead turned out to be a sick joke when I found myself bleakly staring down at some bird food.’
  • 140) ‘This is one of the first tragic news events that has not been immediately followed by a round of sick jokes.’
  • 141) ‘The ‘no patient services would be cut’ line is a sick joke.’
  • 142) ‘But if you use that as an excuse to inflict pain on them, then you are sick and sadistic and motivated solely by bigotry.’
  • 143) ‘They are sick and depraved and have convinced themselves they are right and the rest of us are wrong.’
  • 144) ‘Apparently, there were some bogus calls that were made in to try and - you know, for whatever reason, some sick people would do that.’
  • 145) ‘We think a serial killer is an intelligent, sick person who targets his victims carefully like Dr. Hannibal Lecter played by Anthony Hopkins.’
  • 146) ‘These are very sick people to do this, and a message needs to go out.’
  • 147) ‘There's too many sick people in the streets and not enough cops.’
  • 148) ‘So, while I cleaned cat sick off the carpet Paul headed off home to finish putting his kitchen back together now that the painting is finished.’
  • 149) ‘The group are taken on a tour of Wimbledon tennis centre where they are made to wear all white and are force fed strawberries until they vomit red sick.’
  • 150) ‘I arrived downstairs find to both cats outside and a pile of sick in the middle of the sitting room carpet.’
  • 151) ‘Sparrow was so offended, he recalled, that ‘I nearly sicked my dog on him,’ but his mother intervened, establishing a selling price that was ‘high enough, so I wasn't mad at her.’’
  • 152) ‘Sure some of the people would run after us with their guns or throw rocks or sick their dogs on us but it was fun.’
  • 153) ‘He looked back at the girl, ‘If you don't pay me the rest of the money for that drink I'll sick Jumper on you’.’
  • 154) ‘She will learn her place even if we have to sick Longmeyer on her.’
  • 155) ‘I swear if you say anything mean to him I'll beat you up… okay, so maybe it won't be me, per se, but I'll sick Danny on you.’
  • 156) ‘Or I'll sick Selene on you, who is completely psychotic in case you didn't notice’
  • 157) ‘If I don't update by next Thursday, try all you want to sick Miah on me.’
  • 158) ‘Roses are red, violets are blue, if you steal from me, I'll sick Dayle on you!’
  • 159) ‘Just sick Drew on him, he strikes me as the protective type, as if you need protecting with those biceps.’
  • 160) ‘At any rate, there's not a lot I can do right now to change things aside from defecting to the government and sicking them on the reformists.’
  • 161) ‘She shook her head, ‘Remember that it was Gwen is the one who sicked her on me.’’
  • 162) ‘I didn't expect yesterday's comments on the ALP to go unanswered, dear subscribers - even before the editor sicked you onto me.’
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