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Adjective: sickening  si-ku-ning
  1. Causing or able to cause nausea
    "a sickening stench";
    - nauseating, nauseous, noisome, queasy, loathsome, offensive, vile, vomitous [US], loathful [archaic]
Verb: sicken  si-kun
  1. Cause aversion in; offend the moral sense of
    "The pornographic pictures sickened us";
    - disgust, revolt, nauseate, churn up
  2. Get sick
    - come down
  3. Upset and make nauseated
    "The mould on the food sickened the diners";
    - nauseate, turn one's stomach
  4. Make sick or ill
    "This kind of food sickens me"

See also: gut-wrenching, unwholesome

Type of: decline, disgust, gross out, harm, repel, repulse, revolt, worsen

Encyclopedia: Sicken