Definition for SICK'LY


  1. Not healthy; somewhat affected with disease; or habitually indisposed; as, a sickly person, or a sickly constitution; a sickly plant.
  2. Producing disease extensively; marked with sickness; as, a sickly time; a sickly autumn.
  3. Tending to produce disease; as, a sickly climate.
  4. Faint; weak; languid. The moon grows sickly at the sight of day. – Dryden.

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