- lethal chamber,
- lethal dose,
- lethal factor,
- lethal gene,
- lethal midline granuloma
Origin of lethal
Examples from the Web for lethality
But the Boston bombings are still somewhat unusual for their lethality and success in America.How U.S. Cities Can Protect Themselves Against Bombing Attacks|Michael O'Hanlon|April 17, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But the volatility of the Syria situation and the lethality of the weapons involved justify such an initiative.Seize Syria's Chemical Supply Before It's Too Late|Gil Troy|January 31, 2013|DAILY BEAST
True, the study strongly demonstrates the lethality of obesity.CDC Researchers Find Lower Mortality Rates Among Overweight People|Kent Sepkowitz|January 3, 2013|DAILY BEAST
There is a lot that could be done to reduce the frequency and lethality of such crimes.
People are fascinated by drones; the precision of their lethality makes them seem more sinister than conventional weapons.Daniel Klaidman on the Mind of a Drone Strike Operator|Daniel Klaidman|June 8, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Word Origin for lethal
1580s, from Late Latin lethalis, alteration of Latin letalis "deadly, fatal," from letum "death," of uncertain origin. Form altered in Late Latin by association with lethe hydor "water of oblivion" in Hades in Greek mythology, from Greek lethe "forgetfulness."