Mortality Mortar

Mortally

Meanings and phrases

mortally

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adv.
  1. in such a manner that death ensues (also in reference to hatred, jealousy, fear, etc.)

mortally wounded

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • McCann fell, mortally wounded, on his own doorstep.
  • It's clear to all that Marcella is mortally wounded.
  • Reding was mortally wounded by French dragoons.

killed or mortally

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Scott was killed or mortally wounded in a duel on 6 November 1767.
  • A total of nine Union regimental commanders were killed or mortally wounded in the battle.
  • It lost 10 officers and 71 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded, and 126 enlisted men died from disease.

mortally wounding

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Rafterman shoots the sniper, mortally wounding her.
  • His alcoholism causes him to crash his car, mortally wounding him.
  • One of the last enemy sniper shots hit Guise, mortally wounding him.
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