KJV Dictionary Definition: sick


SICK, a. Qu.Gr. squeamish, lothing.

1. Affected with nausea; inclined to vomit; as, sick at the stomach. This is probably the primary sense of the word. Hence,

2. Disgusted; having a strong dislike to; with of; as, to be sick of flattery; to be sick of a country life.

He was not so sick of his master as of his work. L'Estrange.

3. Affected with a disease of any kind; not in health; followed by of; as to be sick of a fever.

4. Corrupted. Not in use nor proper.

5. The sick, the person or persons affected with the disease. The sick are healed.

SICK, v.t. To make sick. Not in use. See Sicken.



1. Nausea; squeamishness; as sickness of the stomach.

2. State of being diseased. I do lament the sickness of the king.

3. Disease; malady; a morbid state of the body of an animal or plant, in which the organs do not perfectly perform their natural functions. Trust not too much your now resistless charms; Those age or sickness soon or late disarms. Himself took our infirmities, and bore our sicknesses. Matt 8.