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Definition of Fatality

Fatality

  1. The state of being fatal, or proceeding from destiny; invincible necessity, superior to, and independent of, free and rational control.
  2. The state of being fatal; tendency to destruction or danger, as if by decree of fate; mortaility.
  3. That which is decreed by fate or which is fatal; a fatal event.

Fatality Quotations

The Center for Disease Control started out as the malaria war control board based in Atlanta. Partly because the head of Coke had some people out to his plantation, and they got infected with malaria, and partly 'cause all the military recruits were coming down and having a higher fatality rate from malaria while training than in the field.
Bill Gates

For to be poised against fatality, to meet adverse conditions gracefully, is more than simple endurance; it is an act of aggression, a positive triumph.
Thomas Mann

On the morrow the horizon was covered with clouds- a thick and impenetrable curtain between earth and sky, which unhappily extended as far as the Rocky Mountains. It was a fatality!
Jules Verne

They who assert that a blind fatality produced the various effects we behold in this world talk very absurdly; for can anything be more unreasonable than to pretend that a blind fatality could be productive of intelligent beings?
Charles de Secondat

Thus the creation, which seems an arbitrary act, supposes laws as invariable as those of the fatality of the Atheists. It would be absurd to say that the Creator might govern the world without those rules, since without them it could not subsist.
Charles de Secondat
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Fatality Translations

fatality in Norwegian is skjebnebestemt, ulykke
fatality in Spanish is fatalidad
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