sick vs healthy

sick

Definitions

adjective

  1. deeply affected by a strong feeling
  2. shockingly repellent; inspiring horror
  3. (of light) lacking in intensity or brightness; dim or feeble
  4. having a strong distaste from surfeit
  5. affected by an impairment of normal physical or mental function
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verb

  1. eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth

noun

  1. people who are sick

Examples

Patients with primary infection tend to be clinically ‘sicker’ than those who are reinfected.

So the girl was out of bondage, but Cadwaladr, sick with humiliation and rage, must come under guard to be handed over for a price to the brother who discarded and misprized him.

To equate Tim McVeigh as a patriot is the mark of a sick and disturbed mind.

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healthy

Definitions

adjective

  1. exercising or showing good judgment
  2. financially secure and functioning well
  3. promoting health; healthful
  4. large in amount or extent or degree
  5. having or indicating good health in body or mind; free from infirmity or disease

Examples

The critics call its recipes bland, unhelpful, unoriginal and unhealthy.

My dad, despite his rampant hypochondria, had always been healthy.

Consumers get incredibly upset when dieticians and researchers backtrack on previous findings, proclaiming that products once deemed healthy are now in question.

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