amort

[ uh-mawrt ]
/ əˈmɔrt /
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adjective Archaic.

spiritless; lifeless.

Origin of amort

First recorded in 1580–90, amort is from the French word à mort at (the point of) death. See a-5, mort1

Definition for amort (2 of 2)

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Examples from the Web for amort

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

    The Dance of Death|Francis Douce