Synonyms of sickly in English:

sickly


See definition of sickly

adjective

1‘a sickly child’

SYNONYMS
unhealthy, in poor health, chronically ill, often ill, always ill
delicate, frail, weak, feeble, puny
ANTONYMS

healthy, robust

2‘the foul streets and the sickly faces he encountered’

SYNONYMS
pale, wan, pasty, colourless, sallow, pallid, white, waxen, ashen
ashen-faced, anaemic, bloodless, peaky, peakish, languid, listless, washed out
informal like death warmed up
Scottish informal peely-wally
rare etiolated, lymphatic
ANTONYMS

healthy-looking

3‘his hotel room had been repainted a sickly green’

SYNONYMS
bilious, nauseating, distasteful, unattractive
lurid, garish, loud, violent
ANTONYMS

muted, subtle

4‘sickly love songs’

SYNONYMS
sentimental, over-sentimental, overemotional, mawkish, cloying, sugary, syrupy, saccharine, sickening, nauseating, maudlin, lachrymose, banal, trite
British twee
informal mushy, slushy, sloppy, schmaltzy, weepy, cutesy, lovey-dovey, gooey, drippy, sloshy, soupy, treacly, cheesy, corny, icky, sick-making, toe-curling
British informal soppy
North American informal cornball, sappy, hokey, three-hanky