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Adjective: deathly (deathlier,deathliest)  deth-lee
  1. Having the physical appearance of death
    "a deathly pallor";
    - deathlike
     
  2. Causing or capable of causing death
    - deadly, mortal
Adverb: deathly  deth-lee
  1. To a degree resembling death
    "he was deathly pale"

Derived forms: deathliest, deathlier

See also: dead, fatal

Encyclopedia: Deathly