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living death

noun [S] uk   us  
a life that is so full of suffering that it would be better to be dead: She can't walk or feed herself and she can barely speak - it's a living death.
Translations of “living death”
in Chinese (Traditional) 生不如死的生活,活受罪,煎熬…
in Chinese (Simplified) 生不如死的生活,活受罪,煎熬…
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