dying
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈdaɪ.ɪŋ/
Adjective

dying (not comparable)

  1. Approaching death; about to die; moribund.
    The dying dog was put out of his misery with a single shot!
    dying fire
  2. Declining, terminal, or drawing to an end.
    In the dying moments of daylight I glimpsed a sail on the horizon.
  3. Pertaining to death, or the moments before death.
    His dying words were of his mother.
    until my dying day
    his dying bed
Antonyms Translations Translations
  • Russian: погибать
Translations
  • Portuguese: de morte
  • Russian: предсме́ртный
Noun

dying

  1. The process of approaching death; loss of life; less precisely, death.
Translations
  • German: Sterben
  • Russian: умира́ние
Noun
  1. (with "the") Those who are currently expiring, moribund.
    The battlefield was littered with the dead and dying.
Translations Verb
  1. present participle of die#English|die
Verb
  1. (nonstandard) present participle of dye#English|dye



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