Associations to the word «Sickly»


SICKLY, adjective. Frequently ill; often in poor health; given to becoming ill.
SICKLY, adjective. Having the appearance of sickness or ill health; appearing ill, infirm or unhealthy; pale.
SICKLY, adjective. Weak; faint; suggesting unhappiness.
SICKLY, adjective. Somewhat sick; disposed to illness; attended with disease.
SICKLY, adjective. Tending to produce disease.
SICKLY, adjective. Tending to produce nausea; sickening.
SICKLY, adjective. Overly sweet.
SICKLY, verb. (transitive) To make sickly.
SICKLY, adverb. In a sick manner.
SICKLY SWEET, adjective. Too sweet; sickeningly sweet.

Dictionary definition

SICKLY, adjective. Unhealthy looking.
SICKLY, adjective. 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".

Wise words

Words, words, words! They shut one off from the universe. Three quarters of the time one's never in contact with things, only with the beastly words that stand for them.
Aldous Huxley