sickly

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affected or tending to be affected with minor health problems

of or associated with sickness

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unhealthy looking

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somewhat ill or prone to illness

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It is gratifying to see how quickly long words appear embedded in pi: CAD 3, CASH 8, EQUIP 15, CASHER 16 (DEMISE 18), CADAVER 16 (DIMPLED 24), SICKLIER 36 (CADAVERS 37), CADAVERIC 25, CADAVEROUS 44 (INSCRIBING 47), COMPETITIVE 65, EPIGLOTTISES 59
It's a snap to whip up: in a large bowl, mix 1/2 cup warm water, 1/2 cup Elmer's Glue, and a dash of food coloring (for some reason, green coloring is a big hit, and the sicklier the shade, the better).
They hope to produce sicklier versions either by breeding these mice with others suffering from a related hemoglobin abnormality called thalassemia or by boosting the expression of the inserted sickling gene.
HE looked greyer and sicklier than death warmed up.
Stevenson was a sickly child who grew up to be an even sicklier man, plagued by consumption.