sickly

Part of speech: noun

Sickness.

Part of speech: noun

Sickliness.

Part of speech: adjective

Habitually indisposed; ailing.

Part of speech: adjective

Faint.

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Usage examples "sickly":

  1. Aloft, all the heavens were hidden in a canopy of sickly gray; beneath, the sea showed the same color. - "Cord and Creese", James de Mille.
  2. Sickly, Bart wondered if they had found Montano. - "The Colors of Space", Marion Zimmer Bradley.
  3. The villagers had heard that the white men were to pass; that they were very sickly, and unable to make any resistance, or to defend the immense wealth in their possession. - "The Journal Of A Mission To The Interior Of Africa, In The Year 1805", Mungo Park.