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Sick
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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Sick as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

3 December 2021
Last seen in: Evening Standard Quick Crossword

We found 6 answers for the crossword clue 'Sick', the most recent of which was seen in the Evening Standard Quick Crossword.

This clue looks to be a standard clue as in it's a NON-CRYPTIC crossword based on the publications in which we have recently seen it.

We have given Sick a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Sick as an answer itself some 119 times.

Sick is a single word clue made up of 4 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'Evening Standard Quick Crossword' on Wednesday, 08 December 2021 with the answer being ILL, we also found ILL to be the most popular answer for this clue.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

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  • People who are sick; "they devote their lives to caring for the sick"
  • Shockingly repellent; inspiring horror; "ghastly wounds"; "the grim aftermath of the bombing"; "the grim task of burying the victims"; "a grisly murder"; "gruesome evidence of human sacrifice"; "macabre tales of war and plague in the Middle ages"; "macabre tortures conceived by madmen"
  • Eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth; "After drinking too much, the students vomited"; "He purged continuously"; "The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night"
  • Deeply affected by a strong feeling; "sat completely still, sick with envy"; "she was sick with longing"
  • Affected by an impairment of normal physical or mental function; "ill from the monotony of his suffering"
  • Feeling nausea; feeling about to vomit
  • Having a strong distaste from surfeit; "grew more and more disgusted"; "fed up with their complaints"; "sick of it all"; "sick to death of flattery"; "gossip that makes one sick"; "tired of the noise and smoke"
  • (of light) lacking in intensity or brightness; dim or feeble; "the pale light of a half moon"; "a pale sun"; "the late afternoon light coming through the el tracks fell in pale oblongs on the street"; "a pallid sky"; "the pale (or wan) stars"; "the wan light of dawn"
  • Affected with madness or insanity; "a man who had gone mad"

Crossword Answers

3 Letters

ILL
Presaging ill fortune; "ill omens"; "ill predictions"; "my words with inauspicious thunderings shook heaven"- P.B.Shelley; "a dead and ominous silence prevailed"; "a by-election at a time highly unpropitious for the Government"

6 Letters

AILING
Somewhat ill or prone to illness; "my poor ailing grandmother"; "feeling a bit indisposed today"; "you look a little peaked"; "feeling poorly"; "a sickly child"; "is unwell and can't come to work"

POORLY Chris Roberson
Somewhat ill or prone to illness; "my poor ailing grandmother"; "feeling a bit indisposed today"; "you look a little peaked"; "feeling poorly"; "a sickly child"; "is unwell and can't come to work"

UNWELL
Somewhat ill or prone to illness; "my poor ailing grandmother"; "feeling a bit indisposed today"; "you look a little peaked"; "feeling poorly"; "a sickly child"; "is unwell and can't come to work"

8 Letters

DISEASED
Caused by or altered by or manifesting disease or pathology; "diseased tonsils"; "a morbid growth"; "pathologic tissue"; "pathological bodily processes"

9 Letters

UNHEALTHY
Not conducive to good health; "an unhealthy diet of fast foods"; "an unhealthy climate"

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