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  • adj.failing, expiring
  • nounact of ceasing to live

synonyms for dying

  • decaying
  • doomed
  • fading
  • moribund
  • declining
  • disintegrating
  • ebbing
  • fated
  • final
  • going
  • mortal
  • passing
  • perishing
  • sinking
  • vanishing
  • withering
  • at death's door
  • at end of rope
  • done for
  • giving up the ghost
  • in extremis
  • on last leg
  • one foot in grave
See also synonyms for: dyings
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antonyms for dying

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  • permanent
  • creating
  • developing
  • growing
  • living
  • reviving
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    How to use dying in a sentence

    You might think that the praise for So’s work springs from grief over his dying so young.
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    In fact, even if you do get infected after vaccination, your risks of getting seriously ill, needing to go in the hospital, needing to go in the intensive care unit or dying are reduced even further.
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    It’s a reminder that while most of those who’ve died of the virus have been old, being old is not a prerequisite for dying of the virus.
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    In the final stage of this “demographic transition,” Thompson proposed, the fertility rate would settle at just about replacement level with one baby born for every adult dying.
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    Retiring or dying would still dilute the impact of a justice’s side on the court, but it wouldn’t be so pivotal.
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    She enters his name, address and health information that indicates he’s at high risk of contracting and dying of the coronavirus.
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    A social worker in New York who provides home hospice services to the dying, he was one of the first people in the country to get the vaccine.
    SO YOU GOT VACCINATED … AND THEN YOU GOT COVID. NOW WHAT?MAGGIE KOERTH (MAGGIE.KOERTH-BAKER@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)FEBRUARY 23, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
    The shots come amid a worsening pandemic, with more than 4,000 dying of covid-19, the disease caused by the virus, on Wednesday.
    CORONAVIRUS CASES AMONG LAWMAKERS WHO SHELTERED IN LOCKDOWN SHOW ONE VACCINE DOSE MAY NOT IMMEDIATELY PROTECT AGAINST INFECTIONBEN GUARINOJANUARY 13, 2021WASHINGTON POST
    You see, I am the city undertaker, and the people are dying here so fast, that I can hardly supply the demand for coffins.
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    The Alcalde was kneeling by his side, gazing sadly and earnestly into the face of the dying man.
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