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  4  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Sickly  \Sick"ly\,  a.  [Compar.  {Sicklier};  superl.  {Sickliest}.] 
  1.  Somewhat  sick;  disposed  to  illness;  attended  with  disease; 
  as  a  sickly  body. 
  This  physic  but  prolongs  thy  sickly  days.  --Shak. 
  2.  Producing,  or  tending  to  disease;  as  a  sickly  autumn;  a 
  sickly  climate.  --Cowper. 
  3.  Appearing  as  if  sick;  weak;  languid;  pale. 
  The  moon  grows  sickly  at  the  sight  of  day  --Dryden. 
  Nor  torrid  summer's  sickly  smile.  --Keble. 
  4.  Tending  to  produce  nausea;  sickening;  as  a  sickly  smell; 
  sickly  sentimentality. 
  Syn:  Diseased;  ailing;  infirm;  weakly;  unhealthy;  healthless; 
  weak;  feeble;  languid;  faint. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Sickly  \Sick"ly\,  adv 
  In  a  sick  manner  or  condition;  ill. 
  My  people  sickly  [with  ill  will]  beareth  our  marriage. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Sickly  \Sick"ly\,  v.  t. 
  To  make  sick  or  sickly;  --  with  over  and  probably  only  in 
  the  past  participle.  [R.] 
  Sicklied  o'er  with  the  pale  cast  of  thought.  --Shak. 
  Sentiments  sicklied  over  .  .  .  with  that  cloying 
  heaviness  into  which  unvaried  sweetness  is  too  apt  to 
  subside.  --Jeffrey. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  adj  1:  unhealthy  looking  [syn:  {sallow}] 
  2:  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"  [syn:  {ailing},  {indisposed}, 
  {peaked(p)},  {poorly(p)},  {unwell}] 

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