- resembling death.
Origin of deathlike
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Examples from the Web for deathlike
We sat hushed and unbelieving in that terrible, deathlike silence.The Floating Island of Madness
A murmuring, then a laugh, cut through the deathlike stillness.When the Sleepers Woke
Arthur Leo Zagat
But no sound broke the deathlike stillness of the desert night.
Carmena screamed and fell over sideways in a deathlike faint.
Then there came a lull, a strange, deep lull, deathlike after the mighty blast.The Trail of '98
Robert W. Service