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Definition 1: to a degree resembling death - [adverb denoting all]

Samples where deathly or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he was deathly pale

Definition 2: to an extreme degree - [adverb denoting all]

Samples where deathly or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • extremely cold
  • extremely unpleasant
  • she is super smart
  • the night was deathly cold
  • as a child, I was deathly afraid of snakes

Synonyms for deathly in the sense of this definition

Definition 3: having the physical appearance of death - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where deathly or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a deathly pallor

Synonyms for deathly in the sense of this definition

(deathly is similar to ...) no longer having or seeming to have or expecting to have life

"the nerve is dead" "a dead pallor" "he was marked as a dead man by the assassin"

Definition 4: causing or capable of causing death - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where deathly or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a fatal accident
  • a deadly enemy
  • mortal combat
  • a mortal illness

Synonyms for deathly in the sense of this definition

(deathly is similar to ...) bringing death

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