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mortal

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of mortal

  1. 1 likely to cause or capable of causing death a mortal wound Synonyms of mortal baleful, deathly, fatal, fell, killer, lethal, deadly, murderous, pestilent, terminal, vitalWords Related to mortal baneful, deleterious, destructive, harmful, injurious, noxious, pernicious, truculent; infectious, infective, pestilential, poisonous, sublethal, toxic, virulent; dangerous, grave, grievous, hazardous, jeopardizing, menacing, parlous, perilous, risky, serious, threatening, ugly, unhealthy, unsound; bloody, internecine, sanguinary, sanguineNear Antonyms of mortal beneficial, restorative, salubrious, salutary; alleviative, corrective, curative, remedial, tonic; advantageous, beneficial, useful; nonpoisonous, nontoxic, safeAntonyms of mortal healthful, healthy, nonfatal, nonlethal, wholesome

  2. 2 of, relating to, or suggestive of death a wounded soldier writhing in mortal agony Synonyms of mortal dead, deadly, deathly, mortuaryWords Related to mortal cadaverous; ghostlike, ghostly, phantom, spectral; inactive, inert, inoperative, lifeless, quiescent, still; macabre; baleful, fatal, fateful, fell, killer, lethal, murderous, pestilentNear Antonyms of mortal active, alive, animate, breathing, live, living; animated, bouncing, brisk, energetic, frisky, gay, jaunty, jazzy, lively, peppy, perky, pert, racy, snappy, spanking, sparky, spirited, sprightful, sprightly, springy, vigorous, vital, vivacious, zippy; able-bodied, chipper, fit, hale, healthy, hearty, robust, sound, well, whole, wholesome

  3. 3 relating to or characteristic of human beings just an ordinary guy with all the usual mortal limitations Synonyms of mortal earthborn, human, naturalWords Related to mortal anthropoid, creatural, hominid, humanlike, humanoidNear Antonyms of mortal angelic (or angelical), divine, godlike, preternatural, superhuman, supernatural, supernormal; immortal, omnipotent, omniscient; animal, beastly, bestial, brute, infrahuman; inhuman, robotic, subhumanAntonyms of mortal nonhuman

  4. 4 marked by opposition or ill will have always had a mortal aversion to narcissistic people Synonyms of mortal adversarial, adversary, antagonistic, antipathetic, inhospitable, inimical, jaundiced, hostile, negative, unfriendly, unsympatheticWords Related to mortal adverse, argumentative, bellicose, belligerent, clashing, combative, conflicting, contentious, contrary, disputatious, militant, opposed, pugnacious, quarrelsome, resisting, scrappy, truculent; antisocial, cold, cool, disagreeable, disapproving, distant, frigid, icy; biased, prejudiced; discourteous, ill-bred, ill-mannered, impertinent, impolite, inconsiderate, rude, surly, uncivil, unfavorable, unkind, unmannerly, unpleasant, unsociable; acrimonious, bitter, despiteful, hateful, malevolent, malicious, malign, malignant, opprobrious, rancorous, spiteful, unloving, vindictive, virulentNear Antonyms of mortal affable, amiable, amicable, civil, companionable, comradely, convivial, cordial, genial, good-natured, good-tempered, gracious, gregarious, neighborly, pleasant, sociable, social, warm; affectionate, devoted, kind, kindly, loving, nice, sweet; accepting, agreeable, approving, benign, empathetic, favorable, understanding, warmhearted, welcomingAntonyms of mortal friendly, hospitable, nonantagonistic, nonhostile, sympathetic

Synonym Discussion of mortal

deadly, mortal, fatal, lethal mean causing or capable of causing death. deadly applies to an established or very likely cause of death.
    • a deadly disease
mortal implies that death has occurred or is inevitable.
    • a mortal wound
fatal stresses the inevitability of what has in fact resulted in death or destruction.
    • fatal consequences
lethal applies to something that is bound to cause death or exists for the destruction of life.
    • lethal gas

mortal

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of mortal

  1. a member of the human race just an ordinary mortal living an ordinary life Synonyms of mortal baby, being, bird, bod [British], body, character, cookie (or cooky), creature, customer, devil, duck, egg, face, fish, guy, head, human being, individual, life, man, human, party, person, personage, scout, slob, sort, soul, specimen, stiff, thing, wightWords Related to mortal hominid, homo, humanoid; brother, fellow, fellowman, neighbor; celebrity, personality, self, somebodyNear Antonyms of mortal animal, beast, beastie, brute, critter



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