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Synonyms for life-threateninglife-threat·en·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dangerous, grave, grievous, serious, severe, life-threateningadjective

    causing fear or anxiety by threatening great harm

    "a dangerous operation"; "a grave situation"; "a grave illness"; "grievous bodily harm"; "a serious wound"; "a serious turn of events"; "a severe case of pneumonia"; "a life-threatening disease"

    Synonyms:
    severe, sober, serious, wicked, stark, unsafe, terrible, hard, spartan, stern, heavy, unplayful, weighty, monstrous, grave, good, grievous, atrocious, sedate, flagitious, dangerous, knockout, austere, heartbreaking, heartrending, solemn

    Antonyms:
    noncrucial, noncritical

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  1. List of paraphrases for "life-threatening":

    fatal, deadly, lethal, mortal

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How to use life-threatening in a sentence?

  1. Jeffry King:

    I’d say this is one of the most life-threatening illnesses that we see as far as bacterial infection.

  2. Scott Nethery:

    Once people realize she has a life-threatening illness, it really touches their hearts, they comment about how full of life she is. I know Audrey is succeeding in spreading awareness about DBA with all the comments we receive.

  3. Peter Maurer:

    If you look at Yemen, Syria, Iraq and beyond, thousands will remain with life-threatening illnesses if they are not able to receive essential medical supplies such as insulin to treat diabetes.

  4. Miton Waner:

    This type of surgery is very, very difficult, very dangerous and certainly life-threatening.

  5. National Hurricane Center:

    These rainfall amounts may produce life-threatening flash flooding, dangerous debris flows and landslides are also possible in mountainous terrain.

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