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Synonyms for sickly
ˈsɪk li

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sallow, sickly(adj)

    unhealthy looking

    Synonyms:
    indisposed, sallow, peaked(p), under the weather, unwell, ailing, poorly(p), seedy

    Antonyms:
    well, healthy

  2. ailing, indisposed, peaked(p), poorly(p), sickly, unwell, under the weather, seedy(adj)

    somewhat ill or prone to illness

    "my poor ailing grandmother"; "feeling a bit indisposed today"; "you look a little peaked"; "feeling poorly"; "a sickly child"; "is unwell and can't come to work"

    Antonyms:
    healthy, well

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. sickly

    Synonyms:
    weak, diseased, disordered, ailing, feeble, pining, droop, ing, morbid, unhealthy, vitiated, delicate, tainted, valetudinary

    Antonyms:
    strong, healthy, vigorous, flourishing, salubrious, sound, robust

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. sickly(a.)

    Synonyms:
    weak, feeble, ailing, languishing, unhealthy, piping, whining

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. sickly(a)

    Synonyms:
    invalid, unwell, unhealthy, ailing, unwholesome, pale, languid, haggard, puny, peaked

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    sick

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How to use sickly in a sentence?

  1. Wyndham Lewis:

    With a new familiarity and a flesh-creeping homeliness entirely of this unreal, materialistic world, where all sentiment is coarsely manufactured and advertised in colossal sickly captions, disguised for the sweet tooth of a monstrous baby called the Public, the family as it is, broken up on all hands by the agency of feminist and economic propaganda, reconstitutes itself in the image of the state.

  2. Lucy Skinner:

    If this is true, it would be an amazing revelation, countering the idea that Tut was a weak and sickly boy-king.

  3. Amy Falcone:

    I've never been a sickly person, but I did catch strep throat about three years ago, i've never had it in my entire life, but I had it. Got rid of it. Got it again.

  4. Anuj Somany:

    A crook remains always sickly infatuated to the love or likes for own looks; and the people who have doubt on this outlook can look into the lifestyle of the crafty people from the genuine history book.


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