Deathly - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈdeθli|  American pronunciation of the word deathly
Brit.  |ˈdɛθli|  British pronunciation of the word deathly

adverb

- to a degree resembling death
- to an extreme degree(syn: exceedingly, extremely, super)

adjective

- having the physical appearance of death(syn: deathlike)
- causing or capable of causing death (syn: deadly, mortal)

Examples

A deathly silence filled the room.

...his deathly pallor suggested that any attempt to find a pulse would be futile...

as a child, I was deathly afraid of snakes

Sharon went deathly pale and looked as if she might faint.

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