Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Comprehensive
Dictionary Suite
Help
Help
Help
 
   
Display options
 
Lookup History
mortal

mor·tal

mortal

 
 
pronunciation:
mor tl
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
features:
Word Combinations (adjective, noun), Word Parts
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: subject to death; destined to die.
synonyms:
perishable
antonyms:
deathless, immortal, undying
similar words:
ephemeral, impermanent
definition 2: of or pertaining to humanity or human beings; human.
synonyms:
human
antonyms:
divine
similar words:
bodily, corporal, corporeal, fleshly, tellurian, terrestrial
definition 3: pertaining to or accompanying death or dying.
her mortal agony
similar words:
deathbed, dying
definition 4: causing or likely to cause death; fatal.
a mortal injurymortal combat
synonyms:
deadly, fatal, killing, lethal
similar words:
internecine, malignant, suicidal, terminal, vital
definition 5: of great and unrelenting severity; terrible; inexorable.
mortal fear
synonyms:
inexorable, terrible
similar words:
enormous, excruciating, extreme, grave, great, severe, unrelenting
Word CombinationsSubscriber feature About this feature
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a human being.
synonyms:
earthling, human, individual, person, soul, tellurian
antonyms:
immortal
similar words:
creature, man, terrestrial, woman
Word CombinationsSubscriber feature About this feature
derivation: mortally (adv.)
Word PartsSubscriber feature About this feature