Approaching death; about to die; moribund; (adjective)
Declining, or drawing to an end. (adjective)
Pertaining to the moments before death (adjective)
Failing to evoke laughter from the audience. (adjective)
Experiencing strong desire (adjective)
Those who are currently expiring, moribund. (noun)
The process of approaching death; or, less precisely, death itself. (noun)
Present participle of die. (verb)
Examples of word dying
It's just awful for a young women and mother to be dying so young (which, of course, does not mean it's not awful for all others in the same or similar situations - that should go without saying). i feel sorry that a young person is going to die, but she courts the media so should expect the stick. * jade goody: dying* only on living! the irony
I don't think you should stick pins when you're dying -- _dying_! "
Give us a break Sarah, Nobody wants to kill off Grandma but services like Hospice care for the dying is a very important component of health care and helps families cope with the end of life issues that come up when Grandma is dying.
But on the other hand, my grandmother dying is another once-in-a-lifetime event, and I'm essentially abandoning my mother to deal with it alone.
My stomach gave an involuntary lurch at the word dying, but I tried not to show it.