HyperDic: deadly

English > 8 senses of the word deadly:
ADJECTIVEalldeadly, deathly, mortalcausing or capable of causing death
alldeadly, lethalof an instrument of certain death
alldeadly, venomous, virulentextremely poisonous or injurious
alldeadly, mortalinvolving loss of divine grace or spiritual death
alldeadly, baneful, pernicious, pestilentexceedingly harmful
alldeadly(of a disease) having a rapid course and violent effect
ADVERBalldeadly, lifelesslyas if dead
alldeadly, madly, insanely, deucedly, devilishly(used as intensives) extremely
deadly > pronunciation
Soundsdeh'dliy
Rhymesably ... zealously: 1543 rhymes with liy...
English > deadly: 8 senses > adjective 1
MeaningCausing or capable of causing death.
Example "a deadly enemy"
Synonymsdeathly, mortal
BroaderfatalBringing death
Spanishletal, mortal, mortífero
Catalanletal, mortal
Nounsdeadlinessthe quality of being deadly
English > deadly: 8 senses > adjective 2
MeaningOf an instrument of certain death.
Example"deadly poisons"
Synonymlethal
BroaderfatalBringing death
Spanishletal, mortal, mortífero
Catalanletal, letífer, mortal, mortífer
Nounsdeadlinessthe quality of being deadly
English > deadly: 8 senses > adjective 3
MeaningExtremely poisonous or injurious; producing venom.
Synonymsvenomous, virulent
BroadertoxicOf or relating to or caused by a toxin or poison
Spanishmortífero, venenoso, virulento
Catalanverinós
Nounsdeadlinessthe quality of being deadly
English > deadly: 8 senses > adjective 4
MeaningInvolving loss of divine grace or spiritual death.
Example"the seven deadly sins"
Synonymmortal
Categorytheology, divinityThe rational and systematic study of religion and its influences and of the nature of religious truth
Broaderunpardonablenot admitting of pardon
Spanishmortal
Catalanmortal
Nounsdeadlinessthe quality of being deadly
English > deadly: 8 senses > adjective 5
MeaningExceedingly harmful.
Synonymsbaneful, pernicious, pestilent
Broadernoxiousinjurious to physical or mental health
Spanishfunesto, letal, mortal, perniciosa, pernicioso
Nounsdeadlinessthe quality of being deadly
English > deadly: 8 senses > adjective 6
Meaning(of a disease) having a rapid course and violent effect.
Broadervirulentinfectious
Spanishmortal
Catalanmortal
Nounsdeadlinessthe quality of being deadly
English > deadly: 8 senses > adverb 1
MeaningAs if dead.
Synonymlifelessly
Spanishmortal, sin vida
Adjectivesdeadnot showing characteristics / characteristics of life especially the capacity to sustain life
English > deadly: 8 senses > adverb 2
Meaning(used as intensives) extremely.
Examples
  • "deadly dull"
  • "deadly earnest"
Synonymsmadly, insanely, deucedly, devilishly
Usage ofintensifier, intensiveA modifier that has little meaning / meaning except to intensify the meaning / meaning it modifies

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