Deathful
Deathful Death"ful, a. 1. Full of death or slaughter; murderous; destructive; bloody. [1913 Webster]

These eyes behold The deathful scene. --Pope. [1913 Webster]

2. Liable to undergo death; mortal. [1913 Webster]

The deathless gods and deathful earth. --Chapman. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • deathful — index deadly, pernicious Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • deathful — [deth′fəl] adj. 1. deathlike; deathly 2. Archaic deadly; murderous 3. Archaic subject to death; mortal …   English World dictionary

  • deathful — /deth feuhl/, adj. 1. deadly; fatal. 2. resembling death; deathlike. [1200 50; ME deethful. See DEATH, FUL] * * * …   Universalium

  • deathful — adjective a) Full of death or slaughter. b) Liable to undergo death …   Wiktionary

  • deathful — death·ful …   English syllables

  • deathful — /ˈdɛθfəl/ (say dethfuhl) adjective 1. fatal. 2. deathlike …   Australian English dictionary

  • deathful — …   Useful english dictionary

  • death´ful|ness — death|ful «DEHTH fuhl», adjective. 1. full of or fraught with death; deadly; fatal; destructive: »Oh! Deathful stabs were dealt apace, The battle deepened in its place (Tennyson). 2. like death: »The deathful hue of his countenance (Jane Porter) …   Useful english dictionary

  • death´ful|ly — death|ful «DEHTH fuhl», adjective. 1. full of or fraught with death; deadly; fatal; destructive: »Oh! Deathful stabs were dealt apace, The battle deepened in its place (Tennyson). 2. like death: »The deathful hue of his countenance (Jane Porter) …   Useful english dictionary

  • death|ful — «DEHTH fuhl», adjective. 1. full of or fraught with death; deadly; fatal; destructive: »Oh! Deathful stabs were dealt apace, The battle deepened in its place (Tennyson). 2. like death: »The deathful hue of his countenance (Jane Porter). 3.… …   Useful english dictionary

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