dying verbal adj

see die, v.

  1. Perishing; failing; [fig.] closing; losing the sense of sight.
  2. Terminal; departing; in the process of losing life.
  3. Last; final; ultimate; closing; expiring; given at last breath.

dying verbal n

see die, v.

  1. Extinction; passing away; [word play on “dyeing”] tinting; coloring with dye; [fig.] fading into the sunset; glowing with many colors as sunlight diminishes at dusk.
  2. Perish; pass away; departing; expiring.
  3. Death; departure from mortality; the process of losing life; the spirit leaving the body (see Numbers 17:13).
  4. Emotional extinction; loss of all feelings.
  5. Terminally ill person; someone at the end of life.