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Detailed Synonyms for deadly in English

deadly:

deadly adj

  1. deadly
    – (of a disease) having a rapid course and violent effect 1
    deadly
    – (of a disease) having a rapid course and violent effect 1
  2. deadly
    – causing or capable of causing death 1
    mortal; deathly; deadly
    – causing or capable of causing death 1
  3. deadly
    – of an instrument of certain death 1
    lethal; deadly
    – of an instrument of certain death 1
    • lethal adj
      • lethal weapon1
      • a lethal injection1
    • deadly adj
      • deadly poisons1
  4. deadly
    – exceedingly harmful 1
    pernicious; deadly; baneful; pestilent
    – exceedingly harmful 1
  5. deadly
    – involving loss of divine grace or spiritual death 1
    mortal; deadly
    – involving loss of divine grace or spiritual death 1
  6. deadly
    – extremely poisonous or injurious; producing venom 1
    venomous; virulent; deadly
    – extremely poisonous or injurious; producing venom 1

deadly adv

  1. deadly
    – (used as intensives) extremely 1
    madly; deadly; insanely; deucedly; devilishly
    – (used as intensives) extremely 1
  2. deadly
    – as if dead 1
    deadly; lifelessly
    – as if dead 1

Related Words for "deadly":

  • deadliness, deadlier, deadliest

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Related Definitions for "deadly":

  1. (of a disease) having a rapid course and violent effect1
  2. causing or capable of causing death1
    • a deadly enemy1
  3. of an instrument of certain death1
    • deadly poisons1
  4. exceedingly harmful1
  5. involving loss of divine grace or spiritual death1
    • the seven deadly sins1
  6. extremely poisonous or injurious; producing venom1
  7. (used as intensives) extremely1
    • deadly dull1
    • deadly earnest1
  8. as if dead1

Related Synonyms for deadly