Synonyms for sickly
- below par
- in poor health
- out of action
- out of shape
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SICKLY
The boy was sickly: he might be taken from him ere he had made any true acquaintance with him!
My second child was a girl; but a poor diminutive, sickly thing.
"He's alive then," exclaimed Anthony, pale in the sickly light.
It was now autumn, and the most sickly season I had ever known in Peewawkin.
The face of the latter was a sickly green, the gift of his fright.
What could she do, a woman, with only a sickly boy to help her?
This sally was greeted with sickly smiles by the members who wanted the floor.
They regard it at best as a fantastic weakness, fit only for sickly people.
Christians around us living a sickly, feeble, fruitless life!
The apostrophe to the heroism of the soldiers is sickly and pale.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR SICKLY
- out of gas