Sickly



adjective, sicklier, sickliest.
1.
not strong; unhealthy; ailing.
2.
of, connected with, or arising from ill health:
a sickly complexion.
3.
marked by the prevalence of ill health, as a region:
the epidemic left the town sickly.
4.
causing sickness.
5.
nauseating.
6.
maudlin and insipid; mawkish:
sickly sentimentality.
7.
faint or feeble, as light or color.
adverb
8.
in a sick or sickly manner.
verb (used with object), sicklied, sicklying.
9.
to cover with a sickly hue.
adjective -lier, -liest
1.
disposed to frequent ailments; not healthy; weak
2.
of, relating to, or caused by sickness
3.
(of a smell, taste, etc) causing revulsion or nausea
4.
(of light or colour) faint or feeble
5.
mawkish; insipid: sickly affectation
adverb
6.
in a sick or sickly manner

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