Alphabet Filter:

Results

Definition of dying:

  1. In the act of dying; destined to death; mortal; perishable; as, dying bodies.
  2. Of or pertaining to dying or death; as, dying bed; dying day; dying words; also, simulating a dying state.
  3. The act of expiring; passage from life to death; loss of life.

Synonyms:

fading, sick, death, overripe, booked, immortal, destruction, terminal, last, vanishing, anxious, going, end, expiry, recessive, enduring, failing, superannuated, moribund, decaying, fated, doomed, living, decease, done for, demise, eternal, growing, decadent, sinking, neglected.

Usage examples:

  • You said he was dying.

    - "The Adventures of Harry Richmond, Complete", George Meredith Last Updated: March 7, 2009.
  • I'm too unhappy to be afraid of dying- for my own sake.

    - "The Guests Of Hercules", C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson.
  • Julie, I am dying.

    - "Lady Rose's Daughter", Mrs. Humphry Ward.