Antonyms of adj deathly

2 senses of deathly

Sense 1
deathlike, deathly -- (having the physical appearance of death; "a deathly pallor")

INDIRECT (VIA dead) -> alive, live -- (possessing life; "the happiest person alive"; "the nerve is alive"; "doctors are working hard to keep him alive"; "burned alive"; "a live canary")

Sense 2
deadly, deathly, mortal -- (causing or capable of causing death; "a fatal accident"; "a deadly enemy"; "mortal combat"; "a mortal illness")

INDIRECT (VIA fatal) -> nonfatal -- (not bringing death; "nonfatal heart attack")

Similarity of adj deathly

2 senses of deathly

Sense 1
deathlike, deathly -- (having the physical appearance of death; "a deathly pallor")
       => dead (vs. alive) -- (no longer having or seeming to have or expecting to have life; "the nerve is dead"; "a dead pallor"; "he was marked as a dead man by the assassin")

Sense 2
deadly, deathly, mortal -- (causing or capable of causing death; "a fatal accident"; "a deadly enemy"; "mortal combat"; "a mortal illness")
       => fatal (vs. nonfatal) -- (bringing death)

Synonyms of adv deathly

1 sense of deathly

Sense 1
deathly -- (to a degree resembling death; "he was deathly pale")

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