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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (disgusting)
a. nauseabundo
All that gore and violence in the movie was sickening.Toda esa sangre y violencia en la película fue nauseabunda.
b. repugnante
The sickening smell of rotten eggs was coming from the garbage can.El olor repugnante a huevos podridos venía del cubo de basura.
2. (distasteful)
a. repugnante
The detective held her breath before entering the sickening crime scene.La detective contuvo la respiración antes de entrar a la repugnante escena del crimen.
b. exasperante
It's just sickening listening to all this venomous gossip.Es simplemente exasperante escuchar todo este chisme malicioso.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (disgusting)
a. repugnante
2. (colloquial)
a. irritante, exasperante (annoying)
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sickening [ˈsɪknɪŋ]
1 (disgusting) [+sight, smell] nauseabundo; asqueroso; [+cruelty, crime] espeluznante; repugnante; [+waste] indignante; escandaloso
a sickening feeling of failure una asqueante or insoportable sensación de fracaso; a sickening feeling of panic un sensación de pánico atenazadora
a sickening feeling of foreboding
2 (annoying) [+person, behaviour, situation] odioso; exasperante
3 (unpleasant) [+blow, crunch] tremendo
with a sickening thud con un golpetazo tremendo
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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