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. Shak.

Trust not too much your now resistless charms; Those, age or sickness soon or late disarms. Pope.


Nausea; qualmishness; as, sickness of stomach.

Syn. -- Illness; disease; malady. See Illness.


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