1. 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)

2. Nausea; qualmishness; as, sickness of stomach.

Synonyms: Illness, disease, malady. See Illness.

Origin: AS. Seocness.

(01 Mar 1998)

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