What does life-threatening mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"


  1. life-threatening(Adjective)

    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.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of life-threatening in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of life-threatening in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. The National Weather Service:

    These extreme temperatures can be life-threatening.

  2. Indianapolis Police Sergeant Kendale Adams:

    None of the injuries are believed to be life-threatening.

  3. Chief Rick Smith:

    All right now appear to have non-life-threatening injuries, thank God.

  4. The NHC:

    These rains could result in life-threatening flash floods and mud slides.

  5. Tony Yang:

    It's a life-threatening problem. Some people could die because you're not vaccinating.

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