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Sick, adj. (compar. “--er:” R2 II, 1, 91) 1) diseased, not in health, ill: Ven. 702. Lucr. 901. Sonn. 140, 7. 153, 11. Ado II, 1, 301. Ado II, 1, 301 III, 4, 72. V, 1, 131. LLL I, 1, 139. V, 2, 832. V, 2, 832 Merch. III, 2, 237. IV, 1, 151. Tw. I, 5, 117. Tw. I, 5, 117 John IV, 1, 28. 52 (at your s. service == to attend you in illness). IV, 2, 88. V, 4, 6. R2 I, 3, 65. I, 4, 54. II, 1, 84. V, 3, 133 “(s. for fear).” H4A IV, 1, 16. H4A IV, 1, 16 H4A IV, 1, 16 H4B I, 1, 138. I, 2, 108. II, 2, 34. II, 2, 34 II, 4, 42. IV, 3, 83. IV, 4, 102. IV, 5, 13. H5 II, 1, 86. III, 5, 57. IV, 1, 188. IV, 1, 188 H6A III, 2, 95. R3 IV, 2, 52. H8 IV, 1, 35. V, 5, 75. Troil. II, 3, 92. III, 1, 98. Cor. I, 1, 182. I, 10, 20. Rom. I, 1, 186. Rom. I, 1, 186 IV, 4, 7. V, 2, 7. Tim. III, 4, 74. IV, 3, 110. Caes. I, 2, 128. II, 1, 261. II, 1, 261 II, 1, 261 II, 1, 261 II, 1, 261 II, 1, 261 II, 1, 261 II, 2, 65. Mcb. V, 3, 37. Hml. III, 2, 173. Lr. I, 3, 8. II, 4, 89. V, 3, 95. Ant. I, 3, 5. Ant. I, 3, 5 Cymb. I, 6, 119. III, 6, 3. IV, 2, 5. IV, 2, 5 IV, 2, 5 IV, 2, 5 IV, 2, 5 IV, 2, 5 IV, 2, 5 Per. I, 1, 47. “to fall s:” Sonn. 118, 14. Merch. III, 4, 71. H8 IV, 2, 15. “s. to death:” Pilgr. 233; LLL IV, 3, 107. H8 IV, 2, 1. Tim. III, 1, 64. With of before the name of the disease: Meas. V, 151. All's I, 3, 142 (on't == of it). Troil. I, 3, 139. Cymb. V, 4, 5. s. with == ill in consequence of: Gent. I, 1, 69. H6A V, 5, 86. H6B III, 2, 62. Troil. III, 3, 238. s. and green == chlorotic, Rom. II, 2, 8 (cf. Green-sickness). my heart is s. == I feel faint, John V, 3, 4. “my s. heart,” H6C V, 2, 8. “'tis bitter cold, and I am s. at heart,” Hml. I, 1, 9.
Applied to indispositions of the mind: “you have some s. offence within your mind,” Caes. II, 1, 268. Especially to the state of being in love: Ven. 584. Pilgr. 233 and LLL IV, 3, 107. Gent. I, 1, 69. II, 4, 149. Ado III, 1, 21 “(sick in love).” III, 4, 42. LLL II, 185 “(s. at the heart).” V, 2, 417. As III, 2, 377. All's IV, 2, 35. Oth. II, 3, 53.
2) affected with nausea: “I am s. when I do look on thee,” Mids. II, 1, 212. Mids. II, 1, 212 “s. of a calm,” H4B II, 4, 40. I am s. at heart, when I behold --, Mcb. V, 3, 19. “s. at sea,” Cymb. III, 4, 192. Hence == disgusted, weary: “eyes s. and blunted with community,” H4A III, 2, 77. with of: “the commonwealth is s. of their own choice,” H4B I, 3, 87. “I am s. of this false world,” Tim. IV, 3, 376.
3) Used of any irregular, distempered and corrupted state: “after many accents and delays, untimely breathings, s. and short assays,” Lucr. 1720. “now my gracious numbers are decayed and my s. Muse doth give another place,” Sonn. 79, 4. “they are as s. that surfeit with too much as they that starve with nothing,” Merch. I, 2, 6. “makes sound opinion s. and truth suspected,” John IV, 2, 26. “the present time's so s.” V, 1, 14. “now comes the s. hour that his surfeit made,” R2 II, 2, 84. though that (his immortal part) “be s.” H4B II, 2, 114. “poor kingdom, s. with civil blows,” IV, 5, 134. “to view the s. and feeble parts of France,” H5 II, 4, 22. “what we oft do best, by s. interpreters, once weak ones, is not ours, or not allowed,” H8 I, 2, 82. “this priest has no pride in him? Not to speak of: I would not be so s. though for his place,” II, 2, 83. “put my s. cause into his hands that hates me,” III, 1, 118. “my conscience, which I then did feel full s.” II, 4, 204. “the enterprise is s.” Troil. I, 3, 103. Troil. I, 3, 103 “to my s. soul each toy seems prologue to some great amiss,” Hml. IV, 5, 17. Used of a dim and pale light: “let their breaths make s. the life of purity, the supreme fair,” Lucr. 779. “this night methinks is but the daylight s.; it looks a little paler,” Merch. V, 124. “the moon . . . s. and pale with grief,” Rom. II, 2, 5; cf. Rom. II, 2, 5 “the moist star was s. almost to doomsday with eclipse,” Hml. I, 1, 120.
With for, == pining for: “as to a bed that longing have been s. for,” Meas. II, 4, 103. “almost s. for me,” Ado V, 4, 80. “s. for breathing and exploit,” All's I, 2, 16. s. for one (beard) Tw. III, 1, 53. “the young king is s. for me,” H4B V, 3, 141. cf. “I am s. till I see her,” Wiv. III, 2, 28. With in, == a) in a bad state with respect to: “wherein thou liest in reputation s.” R2 II, 1, 96. “s. in the world's regard, wretched and low,” H4A IV, 3, 57. “when we are s. in fortune,” Lr. I, 2, 129. b) morbidly affected, distempered by: “I am s. in displeasure to him,” Ado II, 2, 5. With of, == afflicted, tainted, or corrupted by: “I was not s. of any fear from thence,” Sonn. 86, 12. “and s. of welfare, found a kind of meetness to be diseased,” 118, 7. “drugs poison him that so fell s. of you,” 118, 7 “you are s. of self-love,” Tw. I, 5, 97. “I am s. and capable of fears,” John III, 1, 12. “rank minds s. of happiness,” H4B IV, 1, 64. “exampled by the first pace that is s. of his superior,” Troil. I, 3, 132 (== envious of). “s. of proud heart,” II, 3, 93. “I am s. of that grief too,” Tim. III, 6, 19. “I am s. of shame,” Tim. III, 6, 19 “that nature, being s. of man's unkindness, should yet be hungry,” IV, 3, 176. “I am s. of many griefs,” Caes. IV, 3, 144. “quietness, grown s. of rest, would purge by any desperate change,” Ant. I, 3, 53.
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