how to pronounce sickly


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the above transcription of sickly is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

sickly is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of sickly in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… radiation and a sickly green glow in the …”

meaning of sickly

Sickly means weak and unhealthy.

sickly frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word sickly occurs in english on average 2.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics sickly can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that sickly can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to sickly


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