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mortal

mor·tal

mortal

 
 
pronunciation:
mor tl
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: not living forever; having to die some day.
All animals are mortal.
antonyms:
immortal
definition 2: having to do with human beings; human.
Atoms cannot be seen with our mortal eyes.
synonyms:
human
antonyms:
divine
similar words:
bodily, terrestrial
definition 3: causing or likely to cause death; fatal.
The knight raised his sword and gave the dragon a mortal blow.
synonyms:
deadly, fatal
similar words:
malignant, terminal
definition 4: great and very intense; terrible and continuing.
Some people have a mortal fear of spiders.
synonyms:
terrible
similar words:
enormous, excruciating, extreme, grave, great, severe
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a human being.
The movie was about an alien who wanted to be a mortal.
synonyms:
human, individual, person, soul
similar words:
creature, man, woman
derivation: mortally (adv.)
Word Parts
The word mortal contains the following part:
mort Latin root that means death
synonyms:
necr, necro