Definitions of fatal

  1. having momentous consequences; of decisive importance; "that fateful meeting of the U.N. when...it declared war on North Korea"- Saturday Rev; "the fatal day of the election finally arrived" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. bringing death Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. Proceeding from, or appointed by, fate or destiny; necessary; inevitable. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. Foreboding death or great disaster. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. Causing death or destruction; deadly; mortal; destructive; calamitous; as, a fatal wound; a fatal disease; a fatal day; a fatal error. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. Causing death; involving life and death; having important consequences. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  7. Belonging to or appointed by fate; causing ruin or death; mortal; calamitous. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  8. Appointed by fate; deadly; calamitous. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  9. Bringing or connected with death or ruin; destructive; deadly; ominous. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  10. Fateful. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  11. Causing death or ruin; fraught with ruin; calamitous; suicidal; fated; fateful; ominous. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  12. Deadly; mortal; causing death or destruction; inevitable; necessary. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for fatal

  1. Half an hour before we left I made an acquaintance which afterwards proved fatal to me. – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  2. The termination of such a case is generally fatal – Psychotherapy by James J. Walsh