There are 2 translations of sickly in Spanish:

sickly1

Pronunciation: /ˈsɪkli/

adj (-lier, -liest)

  • 1.1 (unhealthy) [complexion/appearance] enfermizo; [child] enfermizo
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    • The predator weeds out the weak and the sickly (those incapable of participation).
    • In history books, one can find descriptions of this Bulgarian king as ‘weak, sickly, meek and a poor statesman’.
    • King was a sickly child, once bedridden for a year, and at the age of four he one day returned home silently after playing with a friend and crawled into bed.
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    • If there was anything to be salvaged from the situation, it might've been said to have been worth it for the sickly expression on Rupert's face.
    • Not only that, but his formerly vibrant face was now marred by a sickly pallor and shadows under his eyes.
    • Her sun baked skin had deteriorated to a grey, sickly pallor and her eyes had lost its bright sparkle.
    1.2 (cloying) [taste/smell] empalagoso; [color/green] horrible, asqueroso; [grin/smile/expression] forzado
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    • The walls were the same sickly colour, the smell was the same of dense human aromas, and my feelings of determination and acceptance were one and the same.
    • I entered the school and was met by the sweet, sickly smell of flowers and the dead.
    • The atmosphere seemed stifling, the sweet, sickly smell in the air was unbearable.

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The RAE (Real Academia de la Lengua Española) is a body established in the eighteenth century to record and preserve the Spanish language. It is made up of académicos, who are normally well-known literary figures and/or academic experts on the Spanish language. The RAE publishes the Diccionario de la Real Academia Española, which is regarded as an authority on correct Spanish. Affiliated academies exist in Latin American countries.

There are 2 translations of sickly in Spanish:

sickly2

adv

  • sickly sweet demasiado empalagoso or (Andes tb) hostigoso a sickly green carpet una alfombra de un verde horrible or asqueroso a sickly sentimental ballad una balada sensiblera

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Word of the day mandado
adj
es muy mandado = he's a real opportunist …
Cultural fact of the day

The RAE (Real Academia de la Lengua Española) is a body established in the eighteenth century to record and preserve the Spanish language. It is made up of académicos, who are normally well-known literary figures and/or academic experts on the Spanish language. The RAE publishes the Diccionario de la Real Academia Española, which is regarded as an authority on correct Spanish. Affiliated academies exist in Latin American countries.