sickish

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Etymology[edit]

sick +‎ -ish

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sickish (comparative more sickish, superlative most sickish)

  1. Somewhat sick, but not seriously so.
    • 1863, Sheridan Le Fanu, The House by the Church Yard, ch. 38,
      When an unexpected bankruptcy was announced by Cluffe or Toole in the club-room, it made his ear ring like a slap, and he felt sickish for half an hour after.

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