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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

Our most basic common link is that we all inhabit this planet. We all breathe the same air. We all cherish our children's future. And we are all mortal.
John F. Kennedy

I claim to be a simple individual liable to err like any other fellow mortal. I own, however, that I have humility enough to confess my errors and to retrace my steps.
Mahatma Gandhi

Can a mortal ask questions which God finds unanswerable? Quite easily, I should think. All nonsense questions are unanswerable.
C. S. Lewis

The world is very different now. For man holds in his mortal hands the power to abolish all forms of human poverty, and all forms of human life.
John F. Kennedy
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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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