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Mortal

Mortal Meaning & Definition
Mortal Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Mortal?

[n]
[adj] causing or capable of causing death; "a fatal accident"; "a deadly enemy"; "mortal combat"; "a mortal illness"
[adj] subject to death; "mortal beings"

Synonyms | Synonyms for Mortal: deadly | deathly | earthborn | fatal | human | individual | person | somebody | someone | soul

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See Also | adult | adventurer | African | anatomy | anomaly | applicant | applied scientist | applier | appointee | appointment | beholder | being | bod | build | capitalist | captor | capturer | causal agency | causal agent | cause | changer | chassis | common man | common person | commoner | communicator | compeer | contestant | controversialist | coward | creator | denizen | disputant | dweller | earthly | engineer | entertainer | equal | experimenter | expert | face | female | female person | figure | finite | flesh | forerunner | form | frame | grownup | human body | indigen | indigene | individualist | inexperienced person | inhabitant | innocent | intellect | intellectual | juvenile | juvenile person | leader | lover | male | male person | match | material body | modifier | money dealer | money handler | national | native | nonreligious person | nonworker | observer | organism | peer | people | perceiver | percher | persona non grata | personality | physical body | physique | precursor | primitive | primitive person | religionist | religious person | self | sensualist | shape | soma | subject | technologist | traveler | traveller | unfortunate | unfortunate person | unskilled person | unusual person | unwelcome person | venturer | worker

Mortal In Webster's Dictionary

\Mor"tal\, a. [F. mortel, L. mortalis, from mors, mortis, death, fr. moriri 8die; akin to E. murder. See {Murder}, and cf. {Filemot}, {Mere} a lake, {Mortgage}.] 1. Subject to death; destined to die; as, man is mortal. 2. Destructive to life; causing or occasioning death; terminating life; exposing to or deserving death; deadly; as, a mortal wound; a mortal sin. 3. Fatally vulnerable; vital. Last of all, against himself he turns his sword, but missing the mortal place, with his poniard finishes the work. --Milton. 4. Of or pertaining to the time of death. Safe in the hand of one disposing Power, Or in the natal or the mortal hour. --Pope. 5. Affecting as if with power to kill; deathly. The nymph grew pale, and in a mortal fright. --Dryden. 6. Human; belonging to man, who is mortal; as, mortal wit or knowledge; mortal power. The voice of God To mortal ear is dreadful. --Milton. 7. Very painful or tedious; wearisome; as, a sermon lasting two mortal hours. [Colloq.] --Sir W. Scott. {Mortal foe}, {Mortal enemy}, an inveterate, desperate, or implacable enemy; a foe bent on one's destruction.
\Mor"tal\, n. A being subject to death; a human being; man. ``Warn poor mortals left behind.'' --Tickell.

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