What does deathly mean?

Definitions for deathly
ˈdɛθ lideath·ly

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. deathlike, deathlyadjective

    having the physical appearance of death

    "a deathly pallor"

  2. deadly, deathly, mortaladverb

    causing or capable of causing death

    "a fatal accident"; "a deadly enemy"; "mortal combat"; "a mortal illness"

  3. deathlyadverb

    to a degree resembling death

    "he was deathly pale"


  1. deathlyadverb

    With reference to death

    He was deathly pale.

  2. deathlyadverb

    extremely, dreadfully

  3. deathlyadjective

    Appearing as though dead, or on the verge of death.

    He has a deathly pallor.

  4. deathlyadjective

    fatal, causing death

  5. deathlyadjective


    He has a deathly fear of crocodiles.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Deathlyadjective

    deadly; fatal; mortal; destructive

  2. Deathlyadverb

    deadly; as, deathly pale or sick

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of deathly in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of deathly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of deathly in a Sentence

  1. Ehsan Sehgal:

    International Intelligence Agencies and their hired ones avoid the weapons now; however, they utilize deadly chemicals to kill their rivals, whether high level or low level; whereas, doctors diagnose that as a natural death. Virtually, becoming infected and victim of deathly diseases through chemicals, is neither known publicly yet, nor common ones believe in it. As a fact, Intelligence mafia can achieve and gain every task for their interests indeed.

  2. Samuel Taylor Coleridge:

    Our quaint metaphysical opinions, in an hour of anguish, are like playthings by the bedside of a child deathly sick.

  3. Nathan Berning:

    We were deathly afraid we were going to get turned away at the gate.

  4. Earl Woods:

    My dad was always the person who would plant seeds and give me encouragement but also would say things that would fester inside me that wouldn't come to fruition for a while, he was very worldly and deep in his thinking. My mom was the enforcer. My dad may have been in the Special Forces, but I was never afraid of him. My mom's still here, and I'm still deathly afraid of her. She's a very tough, tough old lady, very demanding. She was the hand, she was the one, I love her so much, but she was tough.

  5. Arlen Macpherson:

    I'm deathly afraid of sharks and I love to surf, i needed a greater level of comfort in the water.

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