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Definition of Mortal

Mortal

  1. Subject to death; destined to die; as, man is mortal.
  2. Destructive to life; causing or occasioning death; terminating life; exposing to or deserving death; deadly; as, a mortal wound; a mortal sin.
  3. Fatally vulnerable; vital.
  4. Of or pertaining to the time of death.
  5. Affecting as if with power to kill; deathly.
  6. Human; belonging to man, who is mortal; as, mortal wit or knowledge; mortal power.
  7. Very painful or tedious; wearisome; as, a sermon lasting two mortal hours.
  8. A being subject to death; a human being; man.

Mortal Quotations

Deep into that darkness peering, long I stood there, wondering, fearing, doubting, dreaming dreams no mortal ever dared to dream before.
Edgar Allan Poe

For in the final analysis, our most basic common link is that we all inhabit this small planet. We all breathe the same air. We all cherish our children's futures. And we are all mortal.
John F. Kennedy

Nearer the gods no mortal may approach.
Edmond Halley

I feel so entirely in my element with a full orchestra; even if my mortal enemies were marshalled before me, I could lead them, master them, surround them, or repulse them.
Robert Schumann

Men are mortal. So are ideas. An idea needs propagation as much as a plant needs watering. Otherwise both will wither and die.
B. R. Ambedkar
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Mortal Translations

mortal in Dutch is sterfelijk
mortal in French is mortel
mortal in Italian is letale, mortale
mortal in Latin is moratlis, letalis, letifer
mortal in Spanish is mortal
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