Sick"ness, n. [AS. seocness.]
The quality or state of being sick or diseased; illness; sisease or malady.
I do lament the sickness of the king.
Trust not too much your now resistless charms;
Those, age or sickness soon or late disarms.
Nausea; qualmishness; as, sickness of stomach.
Syn. -- Illness; disease; malady. See Illness.
© Webster 1913.