Sentence Examples with the word sickening

And the fear of death and of the stretchers, and love of the sun and of life, all merged into one feeling of sickening agitation.

This different treatment shows the feeling of the poet - the feeling for which he seeks to evoke our inmost sympathy - to oscillate between the belief that an awful crime brings with it its awful punishment (and it is sickening to observe how the argument by which the Friar persuades Annabella to forsake her evil courses mainly appeals to the physical terrors of retribution), and the notion that there is something fatal, something irresistible, and therefore in a sense self-justified, in so dominant a passion.

With a sickening sound, the bush ripped from the ground, allowing her to slide again.

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He well remarked that the debility and sickening of Europeans in many tropical countries are wrongly ascribed to the climate, but are rather the consequences of indolence, sensual gratification and an irregular mode of life.

The ground gave way under her foot, and with a sickening lurch of her heart, she plunged downward.

The colonists too, taught by the sickening delay and the ruinous cost of the war to revert to conciliatory methods, had by this time granted the natives special representation in parliament.

Kris heard the sickening sound of the demon.s body breaking from the distance and watched the other demons shapeshift to charge the half-demon.

She saw smoke moving across the sky a moment before the helicopter rolled and began its sickening maneuvers again.

The pod jolted and dropped, the sickening sense making her nauseous.

With a sickening feeling, she realized she'd never asked Darkyn what she meant to: how to turn off the seductress or at least, defend herself against those drawn to her.