sickly

All Adjective Adverb
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  • He always has a sickly look to him no matter what time of year.
  • He was a sickly child and health problems were to continue throughout his life.
  • Out of them all there was but one child who looked sickly. Cited from Sex in Education, by Edward H. Clarke
  • The following summer, she gives birth to a sickly boy who lives only a few weeks.
  • You must try and be away from the coast before the sickly season sets in. Cited from The Two Supercargoes, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • As they were somewhat sickly, perhaps they were right in their decision. Cited from Will Weatherhelm, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • He was a sickly child and spent much of his childhood in bed reading.
  • John was a sickly child and tests were done to find out why.
  • As a child he was weak and sickly, so he spent his time reading with his father.
  • Martin Thomas broke off short, and his face turned a sickly green. Cited from The Young Bridge-Tender, by Arthur M. Winfield
  • He is sickly-looking enough and not without his trouble, too. Cited from The Millionaire Baby, by Anna Katharine Green
  • This has been the most sickly of all seasons with us. Cited from Courts and Cabinets of George the Third, Vol. 1, by Duke of Buckingham
  • He tried to enter the army but was rejected on account of his sickly appearance. Cited from Paris: With Pen and Pencil, by David W. Bartlett
  • When he opened his eyes again the sickly feeling still troubled him, but he could not understand why. Cited from The Black Tor, by George Manville Fenn
  • A pale, sickly looking boy, some eleven years old, is next placed upon the stand. Cited from An Outcast, by F. Colburn Adams
  • How often has he soothed to sleep a sickly child in his arms! Cited from The Home or, Life in Sweden, by Fredrika Bremer
  • Patrick did not take it away; but he said they would be sickly. Cited from The Most Ancient Lives of Saint Patrick, ed. by James O'Leary
  • As his daughter has a sickly constitution, he is often concerned with the safety of his family.
  • One family history states that at one point, he brought a sickly George Washington back to health.
  • Now he can no longer feed his sickly father nor his son, who is starving.
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