mortal

[ mawr-tl ]
/ ˈmɔr tl /

adjective

noun

a human being.
the condition of being subject to death.

Origin of mortal

1325–75; Middle English < Latin mortālis, equivalent to mort- (stem of mors) death + -ālis -al1
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British Dictionary definitions for mortally

mortal

/ (ˈmɔːtəl) /

adjective

noun

a mortal being
informal a persona mean mortal
Derived Formsmortally, adverb

Word Origin for mortal

C14: from Latin mortālis, from mors death
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Medicine definitions for mortally

mortal

[ môrtl ]

adj.

Liable or subject to death.
Causing death; fatal.
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