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ˈsɪk li

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sallow, sickly(adj)

    unhealthy looking

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

    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"

    healthy, well

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. sickly

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

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. sickly(a.)

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. sickly(a)

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

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  1. 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.

  2. Anuj Somany:

    A sickly self-obsessed person remains mostly nattily dressed, feels mentally stressed on not seeing often the crowd around oneself, loves to get own photo pictured on posters, seems impressed with only those who praise his face or put likes on his looks uploaded regularly with every post on social networking sites.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. Lucy Skinner:

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

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    • A. fascinated
    • B. disenchanted
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