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sickly

1. disposed to frequent ailments; not healthy; weak
2. of, relating to, or caused by sickness
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A vertical line represent the distribution of [beta] at any given sickliness level along this schedule.
Foul and filthy as the room is, foul and filthy as the air is, it is not easy to perceive what fumes those are which most oppress the senses in it; but through the general sickliness and faintness, and the odour of stale tobacco, there comes into the lawyer's mouth the bitter, vapid taste of opium.
If the tropics, due to their heat and humidity, were framed within European medical discourse as "le foyer des maladies epidemiques les plus redoutables" (Reynaud 6), this image was generalized to evidence a physical and moral sickliness endemic to these regions, a pervading process of degeneration that relegated the tropics and their inhabitants to backwardness (Peard 85).
The powers of Hyde seemed to have grown with the sickliness of Jekyll.
But it is not sufficient by itself to solve big problems, nor could its relative sickliness by itself undo our capacity for collective action through technology.
Conversely, a pale face is more likely to be associated with fear or sickliness.
Yet little Louis's sickliness is symptomatic of the degeneracy that is already inherent in the social fabric, and specifically the inherited degeneracy of aristocracy, suggested by the mention of the "unhealthy-looking blond young man [who] bore the name of a great French family" (104).
46 for 750ml Fruity and sweet, without a hint of sickliness, this is a great one to have on hand for summer barbecues.
The other remarkable story-teller is Kaleimanu, whose sickliness coupled with clairvoyance was evident from infancy:
In it, he compared authentic works in the museum's collection with forged or formerly misattributed ones: "Contrast the vigor of the good one, on the left, with the sickliness of the other," he instructed his audience.
This initiative allowed the USA to decrease finally the sickliness and the mortality from the cancer of breast and to make progress to the achievement of healthy persons in 2000 between the racial and national minorities [23].