dangerous, grave, grievous, serious, severe, life-threatening(adj)
causing fear or anxiety by threatening great harm
"a dangerous operation"; "a grave situation"; "a grave illness"; "grievous bodily harm"; "a serious wound"; "a serious turn of events"; "a severe case of pneumonia"; "a life-threatening disease"
Used to describe something that endangers the continued life of the subject.
The life-threatening illness caused him to be rushed to the hospital, where doctors worked around the clock to save his life.
The numerical value of life-threatening in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of life-threatening in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
These extreme temperatures can be life-threatening.
None of the injuries are believed to be life-threatening.
These rains could result in life-threatening flash floods and mud slides.
It's a life-threatening problem. Some people could die because you're not vaccinating.
Women and girls also remain at risk of life-threatening health and nutrition problems.
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