sickly


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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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Many sickly ones have there always been among those who muse, and languish for God; violently they hate the discerning ones, and the latest of virtues, which is uprightness.
But it is a sickly thing to them, and gladly would they get out of their skin.
my poor dear child, the truth is, that in London it is always a sickly season.
May be she is ill in town; nothing in the world more likely, for I have a notion she is always rather sickly. I would lay any wager it is about Miss Williams.
A pale, delicate, effeminate boy, who might have been taken for my master's younger brother, so strong was the resemblance: but there was a sickly peevishness in his aspect that Edgar Linton never had.
From the character and turn of the inscription, "Also Georgiana Wife of the Above," I drew a childish conclusion that my mother was freckled and sickly. To five little stone lozenges, each about a foot and a half long, which were arranged in a neat row beside their grave, and were sacred to the memory of five little brothers of mine - who gave up trying to get a living, exceedingly early in that universal struggle - I am indebted for a belief I religiously entertained that they had all been born on their backs with their hands in their trousers-pockets, and had never taken them out in this state of existence.
Most patients will say they had eaten meat from dead animals or animals that were slaughtered when sickly.According to Dr Joseph Mugachia, a veterinary doctor, animals infected with anthrax normally die suddenly without showing any signs.
Penaflorida was the fifth sickly inmate to have died at the city jail in a month.
sickly ...is Rachel Weisz plays the Duchess of Marlborough, who begins in pole position as the power behind the throne, pushing the gout-afflicted monarch about in a wheelchair.
"Out of the 540, 120 are sickly, 40 are elderly, 56 are women and seven are peace consultants of the National Democratic Front of the Philippines," the group said.
I'm already sickly and old and cannot participate in rallies.
Summary: Get greeted by a sickly stench that fills the air and soundtrack of hair-raising screams