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death·ly

 (dĕth′lē)
adj.
1. Of, resembling, or characteristic of death: a deathly silence.
2. Causing death; fatal.
adv.
1. In the manner of death.
2. Extremely; very: The night was deathly cold.

deathly

(ˈdɛθlɪ)
adj
1. deadly
2. resembling death: a deathly quiet.
ˈdeathliness n

death•ly

(ˈdɛθ li)

adj.
1. causing death; deadly.
2. resembling death.
adv.
3. in the manner of death: deathly pale.
4. utterly: deathly afraid.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.deathly - having the physical appearance of death; "a deathly pallor"
dead - no longer having or seeming to have or expecting to have life; "the nerve is dead"; "a dead pallor"; "he was marked as a dead man by the assassin"
2.deathly - causing or capable of causing death; "a fatal accident"; "a deadly enemy"; "mortal combat"; "a mortal illness"
fatal - bringing death
Adv.1.deathly - to a degree resembling death; "he was deathly pale"

deathly

adjective
1. deathlike, white, pale, ghastly, wan, gaunt, haggard, bloodless, pallid, ashen, sallow, cadaverous, ashy, like death warmed up (informal) the deathly pallor of her cheeks

deathly

adjective
1. Gruesomely suggestive of ghosts or death:
2. Causing or tending to cause death:
Translations
شَبيه بالمَوْت
hrobovýsmrtelný
død-dødeligt
dauîlegur, dauîa-
ölümölüme benzer

deathly

[ˈdeθlɪ]
A. ADJ (deathlier (compar) (deathliest (superl))) [appearance, pallor] → cadavérico; [silence] → sepulcral
B. ADV deathly palepálido como un muerto

deathly

[ˈdɛθli]
adj
(= total) [silence] → de mort
(= extreme) [pallor] → cadavérique
adv
[pale] → comme la mort
[quiet] → mortellement
deathly cold → d'une froideur cadavérique
to be deathly afraid of sth → avoir une peur panique de qchdeath mask death-mask nmasque m mortuairedeath penalty npeine f de mort
to face the death penalty → être passible de la peine de mort
If convicted, they face the death penalty → S'ils sont reconnus coupables, ils sont passibles de la peine de mort.death rate ntaux m de mortalitédeath row [ˌdɛθˈrəʊ] n (US)couloir m de la mort
to be on death row → attendre d'être exécuté(e)
to spend two years on death row → passer deux ans dans le couloir de la mortdeath sentence n
(= punishment) → condamnation f à mort
(= cause of death) to be a death sentence [disease] → être un arrêt de mortdeath squad nescadron m de la mortdeath taxes npl (US)droits mpl de successiondeath threat nmenace f de mortdeath throes death-throes npl
(fig) [institution, organization] → agonie f
a society in its death throes → une société agonisante
(lit) [person, animal] → agonie f
a creature in its death throes → une créature à l'agoniedeath toll nnombre m des victimesdeath trap n (= place) → endroit m dangereux (= car) → engin m morteldeath warrant n (= document) → ordre m d'exécution
to sign one's own death warrant (= guarantee one's own downfall) → signer son propre arrêt de mortdeath wish nattitude f suicidaire

deathly

adj deathly hush or silenceTotenstille f; deathly pallorTotenblässe f
adv deathly paletotenblass; deathly coldeiskalt; deathly quiettotenstill

deathly

[ˈdɛθlɪ]
1. adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (pallor) → mortale; (appearance) → cadaverico/a; (silence) → di tomba
2. adv deathly palepallido/a come un cadavere

death

(deθ) noun
1. the act of dying. There have been several deaths in the town recently; Most people fear death.
2. something which causes one to die. Smoking too much was the death of him.
3. the state of being dead. eyes closed in death.
ˈdeathly adjective, adverb
as if caused by death. a deathly silence; It was deathly quiet.
ˈdeath-bed noun
the bed in which a person dies.
ˈdeath certificate
an official piece of paper signed by a doctor stating the cause of someone's death.
at death's door
on the point of dying.
catch one's death (of cold)
to get a very bad cold. If you go out in that rain without a coat you'll catch your death (of cold).
put to death
to cause to be killed. The criminal was put to death by hanging.
to death
very greatly. I'm sick to death of you.
References in classic literature ?
Minute by minute the deathly cold creeps nearer and nearer to the lost men.
And as if in accord with Rostov's feeling, there was a deathly stillness amid which was heard the Emperor's voice.
Already the deathly whiteness was passing from his cheeks.
In the same deathly silence I grasped Dejah Thoris by the hand, and motioning Sola to follow we sped noiselessly from the chamber and to the floor above.
Joan turned and stumbled out hastily, deathly sick, reeling into the sunshine and clutching at the air for support.
Lost to the world about us, we lay, with my blood flowing on her, united in our deathly trance.
At their feet the river appeared a deathly black hue.
What ails you, people of my house, that you walk backwards like men bewitched, and who is that tall and deathly man who comes toward you?
Far away a chiming clock struck out the quarters of the hours, but otherwise a deathly silence lay upon the old house.
The plant man was well muscled, heavy, and powerful but my earthly sinews and greater agility, in conjunction with the deathly strangle hold I had upon him, would have given me, I think, an eventual victory had we had time to discuss the merits of our relative prowess uninterrupted.
And she sat upright, with bright eyes starting from a deathly face.
When he told her she grew deathly pale, and her lips even turned, yellow.