Sickly meaning

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Characterized by the prevalence of disease or sickness; unhealthful.
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Conducive to sickness.

A sickly climate.

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Prone to sickness.
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Causing nausea; nauseating.
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Lacking vigor or strength; feeble or weak.

A sickly handshake.

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In poor health; chronically sick or prone to sickness; not strong or robust.
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Of or produced by sickness.

A sickly pallor.

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Sickening; nauseating.

A sickly odor.

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Faint; feeble.

A sickly light.

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Weak; mawkish.

A sickly smile.

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Prone to sickness.
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Of, caused by, or associated with sickness.

A sickly pallor.

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Conducive to sickness.

A sickly climate.

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Causing nausea; nauseating.
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Frequently ill; often in poor health; given to becoming ill.

A sickly child.

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Having the appearance of sickness or ill health; appearing ill, infirm or unhealthy; pale.

A sickly plant.

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Weak; faint; suggesting unhappiness.

A sickly smile.

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Somewhat sick; disposed to illness; attended with disease.
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Tending to produce disease.

A sickly autumn; a sickly climate.

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Tending to produce nausea; sickening.

A sickly smell; sickly sentimentality.

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To make sickly.
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In a sick manner.
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Of, caused by, or associated with sickness.

A sickly pallor.

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(archaic) To make sickly.
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Other Word Forms

Adjective

Base Form:
sickly
Comparative
sickliest
Superlative
sickliest