Definition of Deathful

1. a. Full of death or slaughter; murderous; destructive; bloody.



Definition of Deathful

1. Adjective. (archaic) Full of death or slaughter. ¹

2. Adjective. (archaic) Liable to undergo death. ¹

3. Adjective. Resembling death. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Deathful

1. fatal [adj] - See also: fatal

Medical Definition of Deathful

1. 1. Full of death or slaughter; murderous; destructive; bloody. "These eyes behold The deathful scene." (Pope) 2. Liable to undergo death; mortal. "The deathless gods and deathful earth." (Chapman) Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Deathful

deathbed
deathbeds
deathbell
deathbells
deathbird
deathblow
deathblows
deathcare
deathcore
deathcup
deathcups
deather
deathers
deathfic
deathfics
deathful (current term)
deathfulness
deathhouse
deathhouses
deathier
deathiest
deathiness
deathless
deathlessly
deathlessness
deathlessnesses
deathlier
deathlike
deathlily
deathliness

Literary usage of Deathful

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1. The Annals of Tennessee to the End of the Eighteenth Century: Comprising Its by James Gettys McGready Ramsey (1853)
"... deadly conflict in arms, the deathful carnage, the fierce pursuit, nor the triumphs of victory. The conquest achieved, the enemy driven out, ..."

2. The Lusiad: Or, The Discovery of India: an Epic Poem by Luís de Camões, William Julius Mickle (1809)
"... Dismay Spread her cold wings, and shook his firm array; To flight she hurried; while with brow serene The martial boy beheld the deathful scene. ..."

3. Beacon Search-lights on Pioneers and Millionaires by James Boyd Brady (1905)
"deathful World—Exchequers^ Exchange—Some Samples—Runs ... Of course you know that in this deathful world some times violence, ..."

4. Tremadoc Sermons: Chiefly on the Spiritual Body, the Unseen World, and the by Horatio Nelson Grimley (1876)
"... THE deathful SLEEP. MATINS, FIRST SUNDAY IN ADVENT, 1874. " Now it is high time to awake out of sleep."—ROM. xiii. 2. WHAT is the sleep which the ..."

5. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1889)
"Thou who, amidst the deathful field, By godlike chiefs alone ... Your cruelty was such as you would spare his life for many deathful torments. .s'/r /'. ..."

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