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English adjective: dying

1. dying in or associated with the process of passing from life or ceasing to be


SamplesA dying man.
His dying wish.
A dying fire.
A dying civilization.


Similarlast, moribund


Antonymsnascent

2. dying eagerly desirous


SamplesAnxious to see the new show at the museum.
Dying to hear who won.


Synonymsanxious


Similareager


Domain usagecolloquialism


Antonymsuneager


English noun: dying

1. dying (time) the time when something ends


SamplesIt was the death of all his plans.
A dying of old hopes.


Synonymsdeath, demise


Broader (hypernym)end, ending


Narrower (hyponym)grave


Part meronymlife, life-time, lifespan, lifetime


Antonymsbirth









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