HyperDic: life-threatening

English > 1 sense of the word life-threatening:
ADJECTIVEalllife-threatening, dangerous, grave, grievous, serious, severecausing fear or anxiety by threatening great harm
English > life-threatening: 1 sense > adjective 1
MeaningCausing fear or anxiety by threatening great harm.
Example "a life-threatening disease"
Synonymsdangerous, grave, grievous, serious, severe
BroadercriticalIn or verging on a state of crisis or emergency
Spanishgrave, peligroso, serio, severo, terrible, tremendo
Catalangreu, perillós, seriós, sever

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