1. having the physical appearance of death
- a deathly pallor
2. causing or capable of causing death
- a deadly enemy
Sentences with deathly as an adjective:
- He has a deathly pallor.
- He has a deathly fear of crocodiles.
1. to a degree resembling death
- he was deathly pale
2. to an extreme degree
- the night was deathly cold
- as a child, I was deathly afraid of snakes
Sentences with deathly as an adverb:
- The water was deathly cold.He was deathly afraid of crocodiles.