Definition Of deathbed


the bed where someone is dying or has died.

He is largely oblivious to the fact that he has caused her decline, and even excuses himself from her deathbed to have a final meeting with his mistress at the quayside.

Example Of deathbed

  • a deathbed confession

  • A philosopher, his original name was Constantine but he became better known by his name in religion, Cyril, which he adopted on his deathbed .

  • After his father takes to his deathbed , Prince Hal is reborn as King Henry V.

  • Although she knows her fate, even on her deathbed she insists, like Goriot, on closing her eyes to maintain her illusions.

  • And deathbed rituals and religious consolations softened even the sting of death.

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