sickish

[ sik-ish ]
/ ˈsɪk ɪʃ /

adjective

somewhat sick or ill.
somewhat sickening or nauseating.

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Origin of sickish

First recorded in 1575–85; sick1 + -ish1

OTHER WORDS FROM sickish

sick·ish·ly, adverbsick·ish·ness, noun
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