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Definition of the noun mortal

What does mortal mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: mortals

  1. a human being

Alternative definition of the noun mortal


  1. A human; someone susceptible to death.

Definition of the adjective mortal

What does mortal mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective - degrees: more mortal / most mortal

  1. subject to death
  2. involving loss of divine grace or spiritual death
  3. unrelenting and deadly
    • example: mortal enemy
    • adjective position: attributive adjective (it occurs before the noun)
    • similar: merciless / unmerciful
  4. causing or capable of causing death
    • examples: mortal combat | a mortal illness
    • synonyms of mortal: deadly / deathly
    • similar: fatal

Alternative definition of the adjective mortal


  1. Susceptible to death by aging, sickness, injury, or wound


Mortal was a Christian industrial/dance band fronted by Jerome Fontamillas and Jyro Xhan. Both members went on to found the alternative rock group Fold Zandura, and for a time were members of both bands simultaneously. The band is known for its lyrical intelligence, incorporating advanced theology with what has been billed as "Industrial Praise and Worship." According to CCM Magazine "Mortal has had a much greater influence... on industrial music than its modest output would suggest.


  1. "Mortal" is a musical album of Mortal.
    • released on (19 years ago)
  2. "MORTAL" is a musical album of CLANDESTINED.
    • released on
  3. "Mortal" is a musical album of Saúl Hernández.
    • released on
  4. "Mortal" is a musical album of Odor of Pears.
    • released in (18 years ago)
  5. "Mortal" is a composition.


"Mortal" is a science-fiction/fantasy novel by authors Ted Dekker and Tosca Lee. It is the sequel to the novel Forbidden by Dekker and Lee. The sequel to Mortal is entitled Sovereign, and was released in June 2013.


Mortal: a human being who is not a witch and doesn't have any powers.

Phrases with Mortal

  1. mortal sin
  2. Mortal coil
  3. mortal enemy
  4. Mortal Kombat: the Animated Series
  5. Shuffle Off This Mortal Coil
  6. Engaño Mortal

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Mortal

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Google previewWords (1878)

Their Use and Abuse by William Mathews

The adjective mortal means both "deadly" and "liable to death." Of the large number of adjectives ending in "able" or "ible" some have ...

Google previewOur Sunday Visitor's Catholic Encyclopedia

Actual Sin; Evil; Sin, Mortal and Venial; Sin, Original.) Sin, Actual: See Actual Sin Sin, Mortal and Venial • The distinction between mortal and venial sin is grounded in logic and in the Sacred Scriptures, wherein one finds: "All wrongdoing is ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Vampire (2011)

The Living Dead in Myth, Legend, and Popular Culture by S. T. Joshi

AfterAge is set in the near future where a vampire apocalypse has decimated the mortal population on Earth. In Chicago, where the novel's action takes place, the mortal minority lives in the city's abandoned high-rises, emerging by day to ...

Google previewThe Christian's Defensive Dictionary. Being an Alphabetical Refutation of the General Objections to the Bible (1837)

by W. Willcocks SLEIGH

The penalty denounced by the Almighty, for this disobedience, is daily fulfilling before our eyes—“ Thou shalt surely become mortal in the day thou eatest thereof,” saith the Lord God. (Gen. ii. 17.) The original word for “ die” signifying “ mortal:" ...

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Sign language

Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence in Sign Language

This is a sign language interpretation of the Advent or Christmas song, Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence delivered with white gloved hands in a black light.

Quotes about Mortal

Death be nimble,
Death be quick,
Death blow out
My mortal wick.

Death and the Woman
(After Schubert)

Death was not nimble,
Death was not quick,
But death blew out
Her mortal wick
With cancer. (Fred Babbin)
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Scrabble value of M3O1R1T1A1L1

The value of this 6-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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