Definition of SICKLY

chronically or repeatedly suffering from poor health <a sickly foal that seemed to catch everything that the other horses had>
Synonyms ailing, invalid, weakly
Antonyms healthy, well
bad for the well-being of the body <lungs scarred by years of exposure to the sickly air of the coal mines>
Near Antonyms hygienic, sanitary; nutritious
Antonyms healthful, healthy

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