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amort

[uh-mawrt] /əˈmɔrt/
adjective, Archaic.
1.
spiritless; lifeless.
Origin of amort
1580-1590
First recorded in 1580-90, amort is from the French word à mort at (the point of) death. See a-5, mort1

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  • Wherever the figure of Death is introduced, he is accompanied with the motto “amort, amort.”

    The Dance of Death Francis Douce

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