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deathly

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of deathly

  1. 1 of, relating to, or suggestive of death his deathly pallor suggested that any attempt to find a pulse would be futile Synonyms of deathly dead, deadly, mortal, mortuary Words Related to deathly cadaverous; ghostlike, ghostly, phantom, spectral; inactive, inert, inoperative, lifeless, quiescent, still; macabre; baleful, fatal, fateful, fell, killer, lethal, murderous, pestilent Near Antonyms of deathly active, alive, animate, breathing, live, living; animated, bouncing, brisk, energetic, frisky, gay, jaunty, jazzy, lively, peppy, perky, pert, racy, snappy, spanking, sparky, spirited, sprightful, sprightly, springy, vigorous, vital, vivacious, zippy; able-bodied, chipper, fit, hale, healthy, hearty, robust, sound, well, whole, wholesome

  2. 2 likely to cause or capable of causing death smallpox is one deathly disease that medical science has been able to conquer Synonyms of deathly baleful, deadly, fatal, fell, killer, lethal, mortal, murderous, pestilent, terminal, vitalWords Related to deathly baneful, deleterious, destructive, harmful, injurious, noxious, pernicious, truculent; infectious, infective, pestilential, poisonous, sublethal, toxic, virulent; dangerous, grave, grievous, hazardous, jeopardizing, menacing, parlous, perilous, risky, serious, threatening, ugly, unhealthy, unsound; bloody, internecine, sanguinary, sanguineNear Antonyms of deathly beneficial, restorative, salubrious, salutary; alleviative, corrective, curative, remedial, tonic; advantageous, beneficial, useful; nonpoisonous, nontoxic, safeAntonyms of deathly healthful, healthy, nonfatal, nonlethal, wholesome


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