Definitions for deadly

Definitions for (adj) deadly

Main entry: deadly

Definition: (of a disease) having a rapid course and violent effect

Main entry: mortal, deadly, deathly

Definition: causing or capable of causing death

Usage: a fatal accident; a deadly enemy; mortal combat; a mortal illness

Main entry: deadly, lethal

Definition: of an instrument of certain death

Usage: deadly poisons; lethal weapon; a lethal injection

Main entry: pernicious, pestilent, deadly, baneful

Definition: exceedingly harmful

Main entry: deadly, mortal

Definition: involving loss of divine grace or spiritual death

Usage: the seven deadly sins

Main entry: deadly, venomous, virulent

Definition: extremely poisonous or injurious; producing venom

Usage: venomous snakes; a virulent insect bite

Definitions for (adv) deadly

Main entry: deucedly, devilishly, deadly, insanely, madly

Definition: (used as intensives) extremely

Usage: she was madly in love; deadly dull; deadly earnest; deucedly clever; insanely jealous

Main entry: deadly, lifelessly

Definition: as if dead

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