What does deathly mean?

Definitions for deathly
ˈdɛθ lideath·ly

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word deathly.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. deathlike, deathly(adj)

    having the physical appearance of death

    "a deathly pallor"

  2. deadly, deathly, mortal(adverb)

    causing or capable of causing death

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

  3. deathly(adverb)

    to a degree resembling death

    "he was deathly pale"


  1. deathly(Adverb)

    With reference to death

    He was deathly pale.

  2. deathly(Adverb)

    extremely, dreadfully

  3. deathly(Adjective)

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

    He has a deathly pallor.

  4. deathly(Adjective)

    fatal, causing death

  5. deathly(Adjective)


    He has a deathly fear of crocodiles.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Deathly(adj)

    deadly; fatal; mortal; destructive

  2. Deathly(adverb)

    deadly; as, deathly pale or sick

How to pronounce deathly?

  1. Alex
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How to say deathly in sign language?

  1. deathly


  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. Nathan Berning:

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

  2. Arlen Macpherson:

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

  3. Samuel Taylor Coleridge:

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

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Translations for deathly

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  • tödlichGerman
  • kuollakseen, tappava, kuolo, kuolettava, kuolemaFinnish
  • feraliLatin
  • роковой, фатальный, смертельныйRussian

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