amort

[ uh-mawrt ]
/ əˈmɔrt /

adjective Archaic.

spiritless; lifeless.

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Origin of amort

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

Definition for amort (2 of 2)

amort.

amortization.
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Example sentences 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