adjective, sick·li·er, sick·li·est.
verb (used with object), sick·lied, sick·ly·ing.
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OTHER WORDS FROM sicklysick·li·ness, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for sickliness
Who would suspect the composer's fragility and sickliness in this work?Frederick Chopin as a Man and Musician|Frederick Niecks
They sat down by the water side, crushing the meadowsweet till its sickliness grew almost fierce with bruising.Joanna Godden|Sheila Kaye-Smith
His complexion was pale almost to sickliness; his figure, which did not rise above the middle height, was slender and bony.Louisa Of Prussia and Her Times|Louise Muhlbach
She drew by a certain warm charm of personality that repelled in closer quarters by its odours of sickliness.A Woman of Genius|Mary Austin
To-day some amount of sickliness and headache is bothering me, but nothing to signify….Charlotte Bront|T. Wemyss Reid