Associations to the word «Mortal»


MORTAL, adjective. Susceptible to death by aging, sickness, injury, or wound; not immortal. [from 14th c.]
MORTAL, adjective. Causing death; deadly, fatal, killing, lethal (now only of wounds, injuries etc.). [from 14th c.]
MORTAL, adjective. Fatally vulnerable; vital.
MORTAL, adjective. Of or relating to the time of death.
MORTAL, adjective. Affecting as if with power to kill; deathly.
MORTAL, adjective. Human; belonging to man, who is mortal.
MORTAL, adjective. Very painful or tedious; wearisome.
MORTAL, adjective. (UK) (slang) Very drunk; wasted; smashed.
MORTAL, noun. A human; someone susceptible to death.
MORTAL COIL, noun. The chaos and confusion of life.
MORTAL COIL, noun. The physical body of man (containing the spirit inside).
MORTAL COMBAT, noun. Fighting to the death; a physical fight between persons or groups wherein each side is attempting to kill the other.
MORTAL COMBAT, noun. By extension, any very spirited competition between persons or groups.
MORTAL SIN, noun. (Roman Catholic theology) a mortal sin is a grave matter, such as murder or blasphemy, and is committed with the full knowledge and deliberate consent of the sinner. The committing of such a heinous sin causes a complete loss of grace and leads to eternal damnation unless absolved.
MORTAL SINS, noun. Plural of mortal sin

Dictionary definition

MORTAL, noun. A human being; "there was too much for one person to do".
MORTAL, adjective. Subject to death; "mortal beings".
MORTAL, adjective. Involving loss of divine grace or spiritual death; "the seven deadly sins".
MORTAL, adjective. Unrelenting and deadly; "mortal enemy".
MORTAL, adjective. Causing or capable of causing death; "a fatal accident"; "a deadly enemy"; "mortal combat"; "a mortal illness".

Wise words

Since a politician never believes what he says, he is quite surprised to be taken at his word.
Charles de Gaulle