death, dying, demiseadjective
the time when something ends
"it was the death of all his plans"; "a dying of old hopes"
in or associated with the process of passing from life or ceasing to be
"a dying man"; "his dying wish"; "a dying fire"; "a dying civilization"
"anxious to see the new show at the museum"; "dying to hear who won"
Those who are currently expiring, moribund.
The battlefield was littered with the dead and dying.
The process of approaching death; or, less precisely, death itself.
Approaching death; about to die; moribund;
The dying dog was put out of his misery with a single shot!
Declining, or drawing to an end.
In the dying moments of daylight I glimpsed a sail on the horizon.
Pertaining to the moments before death
His dying words were of his mother.
Failing to evoke laughter from the audience.
Expressing strong desire
I am dying to do that!
in the act of dying; destined to death; mortal; perishable; as, dying bodies
of or pertaining to dying or death; as, dying bed; dying day; dying words; also, simulating a dying state
the act of expiring; passage from life to death; loss of life
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
dī′ing, pr.p. of Die.—adj. destined for death: mortal: declining: occurring immediately before death, as dying words: supporting a dying person, as a dying-bed: pertaining to death.—n. death.—adv. Dy′ingly.—n. Dy′ingness.—Dying declaration (law), the declaration made by a person convinced of his impending death, and who does not expect to survive the trial of the accused. [See Die (1).]
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Rank popularity for the word 'dying' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3856
Rank popularity for the word 'dying' in Adjectives Frequency: #958
The numerical value of dying in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of dying in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
It is counterintuitive, but the truth is that notwithstanding the threat of ISIL, notwithstanding people being beheaded publicly and burned publicly and the atrocities that they are perpetrating. And it is a serious, serious challenge to us, notwithstanding that, there is actually less threat and less probability of people dying in some sort of violent conflict today than at any time in human history.
So among this very narrow group of people, these young people with few health problems who were really sick, it cut the risk of dying by about half.
I can't forgive my friends for dying I don't find these vanishing acts of theirs at all amusing.
Nothing else was working, i can’t have my kid dying because no one wants to listen.
That's the good part of dying when you've nothing to lose, you run any risk you want.
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Translations for dying
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- умиращи, предсмъртен, умиращ, умиране, пропадащBulgarian
- umírání, umírajícíCzech
- sterbend, SterbenGerman
- kuoleminen, kuolin-, loppu-, viime, tylsä, kuoleva, viimeinenFinnish
- mourant, en train de mourirFrench
- haldokló, haldoklásHungarian
- 瀕死, 消えそうな, 末期, 死にそうなJapanese
- [[de]] [[morte]], moribundo, morrentePortuguese
- умирание, гибнуть, погибать, предсмертный, умиратьRussian
- döds-, dödsbädds-, döendeSwedish
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