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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for deathful in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)


From Middle English dethful, equivalent to death +‎ -ful.


deathful (comparative more deathful, superlative most deathful)

  1. (archaic) Full of death or slaughter.
  2. (archaic) Liable to undergo death.
  3. Resembling death.