Sentence Examples


  • He was fragile, narrow-shouldered and of a sickly constitution.
  • In person Propertius was pale and thin, as was to be expected in one of a delicate and even sickly constitution.
  • It is probably only sickly adults or young children of the human race who can be actually killed by a scorpion's sting.
  • Spiders abound, from a giant species to one of the minutest dimensions, and the tree-bug is always ready to make a destructive lodgment in any sickly tree-stem.
  • Irascibility is regarded as permissible in sickly children only: grown people are supposed to be superior to displays of impatience.