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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 sick·ly /ˈsɪkli/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 sick·ly /ˈsɪklɪ/ 形容詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sick·ly a. [Compar. Sicklier superl. Sickliest.]
 1. Somewhat sick; disposed to illness; attended with disease; as, a sickly body.
    This physic but prolongs thy sickly days.   --Shak.
 2. Producing, or tending to, disease; as, a sickly autumn; a sickly climate.
 3. Appearing as if sick; weak; languid; pale.
    The moon grows sickly at the sight of day.   --Dryden.
    Nor torrid summer's sickly smile.   --Keble.
 4. Tending to produce nausea; sickening; as, a sickly smell; sickly sentimentality.
 Syn: -- Diseased; ailing; infirm; weakly; unhealthy; healthless; weak; feeble; languid; faint.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sick·ly, adv. In a sick manner or condition; ill.
    My people sickly [with ill will] beareth our marriage.   --Chaucer.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sick·ly, v. t. To make sick or sickly; -- with over, and probably only in the past participle. [R.]
    Sicklied o'er with the pale cast of thought.   --Shak.
    Sentiments sicklied over . . . with that cloying heaviness into which unvaried sweetness is too apt to subside.   --Jeffrey.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: unhealthy looking [syn: sallow]
      2: somewhat ill or prone to illness; "my poor ailing
         grandmother"; "feeling a bit indisposed today"; "you look
         a little peaked"; "feeling poorly"; "a sickly child"; "is
         unwell and can't come to work" [syn: ailing, indisposed,
          peaked(p), poorly(p), unwell, under the weather]
      [also: sickliest, sicklier]