What does the word sickly mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Sickness.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Sickliness.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Habitually indisposed; ailing.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Faint.

Usage examples for sickly

  1. Aloft, all the heavens were hidden in a canopy of sickly gray; beneath, the sea showed the same color. – Cord and Creese by James de Mille
  2. Sickly, Bart wondered if they had found Montano. – The Colors of Space by 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 by Mungo Park