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living deathnoun [S]

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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 ​barelyspeak - it's a ​livingdeath.
(Definition of living death from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “living death”
in Chinese (Simplified) 生不如死的生活,活受罪,煎熬…
in Chinese (Traditional) 生不如死的生活,活受罪,煎熬…
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