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sickly

adjective
     
Related topics: Illness and Disability
sick‧ly
1 a sickly person or animal is weak, unhealthy, and often ill:
She looked pale and sickly.
2 especially British English a sickly smell, taste etc is unpleasant and makes you feel sick:
A sickly smell clung to his clothes and hair.
3 a sickly colour or light is unpleasantly pale or weak:
The walls were painted a sickly green.
a pale, sickly moon
sickly adverb:
a sickly sweet perfume

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