Fatal

Definition of Fatal

Fa´tal
a.1.Proceeding from, or appointed by, fate or destiny; necessary; inevitable.
These thing are fatal and necessary.
- Tillotson.
It was fatal to the king to fight for his money.
- Bacon.
2.Foreboding death or great disaster.
That fatal screech owl to our house
That nothing sung but death to us and ours.
- Shak.
3.Causing death or destruction; deadly; mortal; destructive; calamitous; as, a fatal wound; a fatal disease; a fatal day; a fatal error.

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