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noun as in fatality

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Confusion or misconceptions about the colugos can be deadly for the animals.

Different groups face different degrees of danger from the pandemic, from the elderly who are experiencing deadly outbreaks in nursing homes to communities of color with higher infection and death rates.

And, more immediately, much of the world faces a deadly second wave that’s getting worse by the day.

From Fortune

It can happen quickly in any season, and, left untreated, can be deadly.

The 2010 earthquake in Haiti, recorded as the deadliest in the history of the Western Hemisphere, caught the world’s attention — but didn’t see locals receive the help they needed.

From Ozy

We are not talking about an end to spree killing, only about a (perhaps) very slight reduction in its deadliness.

The assault was met with a stream of fire, given with steady deadliness, which sent the rebels back to their covert.

It was uncanny in its silent deadliness, and there seemed a surety about it that was appalling.

She saw a man now—wild, white, intense as fire, with some terrible cool kind of deadliness in his mien.

Terrified into folly by the suddenness and deadliness of this peril, the squirrel ran too far up the tree and was almost cornered.

There must be some way in which he could overcome, or even utilize, his inherent deadliness to these people.


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On this page you'll find 5 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to deadliness, such as: lethality, and mortality.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.