Definition of sickeningly adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈsɪkənɪŋli//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈsɪkənɪŋli//
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  1. 1in a way that makes you feel disgusted or shocked synonym repulsively a series of sickeningly violent attacks She described her injuries in sickeningly graphic detail.
  2. 2in a way that makes you afraid that somebody has been badly hurt or that something has been broken He crashed to the ground with a sickeningly loud thud.
  3. 3in a way that is too sweet or too full of false emotion The film has a sickeningly sentimental ending. a sickeningly sweet smile
  4. 4(informal) in a way that makes you feel jealous or annoyed My cousin is sickeningly perfect.