[lahyf-thret-ning, -thret-n-ing]


endangering life: a life-threatening illness. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Related Words for life-threatening

lethal, deadly, severe, mortal, serious, capital, critical, hazardous, threatening, unsafe

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  • These are the two most life-threatening conditions you can do something about.

    In Time Of Emergency

    Department of Defense

  • Heart trouble was not easily diagnosed and cancer was not recognized as a life-threatening disease.