adjective, sick·li·er, sick·li·est.
verb (used with object), sick·lied, sick·ly·ing.
Words nearby sickly
OTHER WORDS FROM sicklysick·li·ness, noun
Examples 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