Synonyms for living death

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It seems to me that life is no life, but living death, without that freedom!

Accursed be the power that could doom a woman to a living death!

Condemn me not to the living death of a convent—away from him.

Hundreds of these were sent to the living death in the hulks.

It was a living death indeed, for hope of escape there was none.

Fifteen years of a living death to terminate in a tea-party!

He was to breathe, indeed, for fifteen years more, but only in a sort of living death.

He is a leper, and his sentence is that of a living death in a strange land.

To be forever exiled from Constantinople would be a living death.

But to stay where he was, and endure this living death all night—was that better?

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