Definition of deathlike in English:



  • See death

    • ‘Hester's face is an almost deathlike pale mask.’
    • ‘The room immediately hushed into a deathlike stillness, ‘We shall listen to the rest of the facts before we judge.’’
    • ‘Because in the face of all this death and deathlike cynicism, love is the one impulse in our repertoire that says the world is unfinished.’
    • ‘That's why I sank into a deathlike peace one recent night in Northern Ontario, as midnight ushered in the longest day of the year.’
    • ‘When they had finished their work, they went to deathlike sleep.’