be sick

Definitions

  • "Oh, I Am Sick of Being a Puppet!"
    "Oh, I Am Sick of Being a Puppet!"
  • WordNet 3.6
    • v be sick eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth "After drinking too much, the students vomited","He purged continuously","The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night"
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Quotations

  • Lord Alfred Tennyson
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    “The folly of all follies is to be love sick for a shadow.”
  • Alice James
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    “How sick one gets of being good, how much I should respect myself if I could burst out and make everyone wretched for twenty-four hours; embody selfishness.”
  • Wayne Dyer
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    “You can set yourself up to be sick, or you can choose to stay well.”
  • Samuel Goldwyn
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    “A Hospital is no place to be sick.”
  • Ben Jonson
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    “If you be sick, your own thoughts make you sick”
  • Charles Lamb
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    “To be sick is to enjoy monarchical prerogatives.”

Usage

In literature:

Shirley wants nothing but hot breads and meat and first thing we know she'll be sick on our hands.
"Rosemary" by Josephine Lawrence
These are extremely poisonous and must be promptly disposed of to prevent sickness.
"Checking the Waste" by Mary Huston Gregory
What was the fun in being sick, anyway, if a fellow's mother insisted on taking that sickness seriously.
"A Son of the City" by Herman Gastrell Seely
A sick child should be encouraged to lie in his bed much of the time, and the bed should be kept clean and cool.
"The Mother and Her Child" by William S. Sadler
It is so; it must be so; virtue can never be all she may be and ought to be, in a sickly and fevered body.
"Aims and Aids for Girls and Young Women" by George Sumner Weaver
I'm afraid you're going to be sick.
"A Voice in the Wilderness" by Grace Livingston Hill
And if He does not make you well, He will make you good and patient, and willing to be sick.
"Christie Redfern's Troubles" by Margaret Robertson
Bitters be good for sick folks; and he's grievous sick.
"All's Well" by Emily Sarah Holt
I don't mean to be sick.
"Five Hundred Dollars" by Horatio Alger
Relief from sickness is to be sought from things certain and tried, that is from experience, which guides us in all other arts.
"Outlines of Greek and Roman Medicine" by James Sands Elliott
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In poetry:

"I'll spare you nothing, saucy imp!
Away this moment! run!
And tell your sickly mother
I cannot thus be done!"
"Who Cares?" by John Hartley
His First Lieutenant, PETER, was
As useless as could be,
A helpless stick, and always sick
When there was any sea.
"The Martinet" by William Schwenck Gilbert
Sickness may be more hale than health,
And service kingdom high;
Yea, poverty be bounty's wealth,
To give like God thereby.
"The Widow With The Two Mites" by George MacDonald
Far from hence be noisy clamour,
Sick disgust and anxious fear;
Pining grief and wasting anguish
Never keep their vigils here.
"Verses Written In An Alcove" by Anna Laetitia Aikin Barbauld
O, let all tremble at that thought,
That puts on God the lie,
That saith men shall turn unto nought
When they be sick and die.
"An Introduction To The Ensuing Discourse." by John Bunyan
Oh, of all that's known or heard
Of sickness in its varied form,
The last of all to be preferred
Is sea sick-sickness in a storm.
"Descriptive Voyage From New York To Aspinwall" by James Madison Bell

In news:

Pet Food Could be Making Children Sick.
When ever you're feeling sick and the doc has prescribed pills the size of an ice cube, you should consider yourself lucky to be a human.
Concerning the "new" Lockheed Martin Flight Service System, I am sick and tired of hearing alternative sources being suggested for obtaining a weather briefing.
You may be surprised to find out how many items that your kids have with them at school can make them sick.
I may have a sick sense of humor or just be a weirdo, but I laughed so hard I cried when I watched these videos on youtube.
They have to police the bathrooms to make sure no one is joining the mile high club and can even be fired for calling in sick.
Prince William reportedly spent about six hours with his pregnant wife Kate on Tuesday at King Edward VII Hospital, where the duchess of Cambridge is being treated for acute morning sickness.
Sitting too long could be making you sick.
"If you saw my three kids," says Pilch, "you would not be able to guess which one has been sick.
Alright, so they are virtually separated by the entire stretch of the United States but they are likely to be sick of one another by December.
Is your child just sick, or could it be asthma.
SILVER SPRING – Reusable grocery bags may be good for the environment, but they could be making you sick.
I know we're supposed to be sick of the election season, and glad it's nearly done.
Sick Building Syndrome May Be Linked To Migraines.
New Study Reveals Magazines In The Doctor's Office Could Be Getting You Sick .
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In science:

In order for G(z ) to have an imaginary part the functional integral defining the field theory has to be “sick”.
Hopping between Random Locations: Spectrum and Instanton
Again note that the conformal coordinate system (3.35) does not include the timelike Killing symmetry so that the Hamiltonian as a conserved quantity cannot be chosen and the quantum theory on these coordinates is also sick.
Classical Geometry of De Sitter Spacetime : An Introductory Review
The most artistic presentation of this paradox can be found in the Bible : “As he went ashore he saw a great throng; and he had compassion on them, and healed their sick.
Zeno meets modern science
And since the vacuum is the lowest-energy state there is, we cannot expect unknown short-distance physics to be able to save us from long-distance sicknesses.
Quantum Gravity and Precision Tests
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