amort

[uh-mawrt]
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adjective Archaic.

spiritless; lifeless.

Nearby words

  1. amorously,
  2. amorph,
  3. amorphia,
  4. amorphism,
  5. amorphous,
  6. amort.,
  7. amortisation,
  8. amortise,
  9. amortization,
  10. amortize

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

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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