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sickly

adjective (TOO EMOTIONAL)    /ˈsɪk.li/ disapproving
emotional, in an unpleasant or embarrassing way: His books are sometimes accused of sickly sentimentality.Sentimental and over-emotional
(Definition of sickly adjective (TOO EMOTIONAL) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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