Dying - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈdaɪɪŋ|  American pronunciation of the word dying
Brit.  |ˈdʌɪɪŋ|  British pronunciation of the word dying
- this word is used as a present participle form of the verb 'to be'to die

noun

- the time when something ends(syn: death, demise)

adjective

- eagerly desirous(syn: anxious)

Examples

People in the town began dying suddenly.

He's the last of a dying breed.

...in her dying days she was supposedly visited by an angel from above...

The fish are dying of pollution.

As the curtain falls for the last time, we see a young woman holding a dying man in her arms.

The thought of dying alone terrifies her.

a dying man gasping for breath

The fireplace glowed with the dying coals.

...most people can't imagine the kind of elation that comes with winning a super lottery's grand prize, but they're dying to find out...

...with her dying breath the witch imprecated the villagers for their relentless persecution of her...

...a saintly man who devoted his life to caring for the dying...

...that stinkard asked his wife for a divorce while she was dying from cancer...

...a less stonyhearted person would not have been so indifferent to the dying man's pleas for forgiveness...

...a dying woman asking for divine forgiveness for a lifetime of transgressions...

...unbosomed his fear of dying only to his closest friends...

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