(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
adj. ill, ailing, diseased; nauseated; disgusted, fed up (sl.); bored. See disease, dislike. Ant., healthy, well.
(Roget's IV) modif.
Syn. ill, ailing, unwell, disordered, diseased, feeble, weak, impaired, suffering, feverish, nauseous, nauseated, imperfect, sickly, declining, unhealthy, morbid, rabid, indisposed, distempered, infected, invalid, delicate, infirm, frail, rickety, broken down, physically run down, confined, laid up, coming down with, under medication, bedridden, in poor health, hospitalized, quarantined, incurable, on the blink*, out of kilter*, peaked*, feeling poorly*, sick as a dog*, seedy*, in a bad way*, not so hot*, at a low ebb*, under the weather*, down in the mouth*, looking green about the gills*.
Ant. healthy*, hearty, well.
Syn.- sick and ill both express the idea of being in bad health, affected with disease, etc., but sick is more commonly used than ill , which is somewhat formal [ he's a sick person; he is sick , or ill , with the flu ] ; in British usage sick generally means affected with nausea; ailing usually suggests prolonged or even chronic poor health [ she has been ailing ever since her operation ] ; indisposed suggests a slight, temporary illness or feeling of physical discomfort [indisposed with a headache ]
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) a.
1. unhealthy ill, unwell, ailing, run down, diseased, *under the weather, *green around the gills, *offone's feed, queasy, nauseated, sickly, infected, feverish, bedridden.
2. heartsick sick at heart, heartbroken, miserable, stricken.
3. fed up *had it up to here with, tired, disgusted, cloyed, sated, satiated.
4. deranged psychotic, *psycho, perverted, strange, sadistic.
ANT.: 1. healthy, well, *fit as a fiddle. 2. delighted, happy. 3. wanting more, hungry for more. 4. normal, sane
(Roget's Thesaurus II) adjective 1. Suffering from or affected with an illness: down, ill, unwell. Informal: laid up. Chiefly Regional: poorly. See HEALTH. 2. Of or associated with sickness: anemic, peaked, sickly. See HEALTH. 3. Susceptible to or marked by preoccupation with unwholesome matters: macabre, morbid, unhealthy, unwholesome. See GOOD. 4. Out of patience with: disgusted, fed up, tired, weary. Idiom: sick and tired. See TIRED.

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