casualty


casualty

noun

Definition of CASUALTY

1
a person or thing harmed, lost, or destroyed <the real casualties in the war against drugs are millions of innocent children>
Synonyms fatality, loss, prey, victim
2
a chance and usually sudden event bringing loss or injury <casualties at sea that sometimes resulted in great losses of men or even of entire ships>
3
archaicĀ  the uncertain course of events <believes finding one's true love is too important a matter to be left to mere casualty>

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