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  Definition of mortal
  1. a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
  2. causing or capable of causing death; "a fatal accident"; "a deadly enemy"; "mortal combat"; "a mortal illness"
  3. subject to death; "mortal beings"
Similar Words: person, individual, someone, somebody, human, soul, deadly, deathly

 

See Also: earthly, finite

 

Hyponyms: self, adult, grownup, adventurer, venturer, anomaly, unusual person, applicant, applier, appointee, appointment, capitalist, captor, capturer, changer, modifier, color-blind person, commoner, common man, common person, communicator, contestant, coward, creator, disputant, controversialist, eristic, engineer, applied scientist, technologist, entertainer, experimenter, expert, face, female, female person, individualist, inhabitant, dweller, denizen, indweller, native, indigen, indigene, innocent, inexperienced person, intellectual, intellect, juvenile, juvenile person, lover, leader, male, male person, money handler, money dealer, national, subject, nonreligious person, nonworker, peer, equal, match, compeer, perceiver, observer, beholder, percher, precursor, forerunner, primitive, primitive person, religionist, religious person, sensualist, traveler, traveller, unfortunate, unfortunate person, unwelcome person, persona non grata, unskilled person, worker, African, person of color, person of colour, Black, Black person, blackamoor, Negro, Negroid, White, white person, Caucasian, Amerindian, Native American, Slav, Gentile, Jew, Hebrew, Israelite, Aries, Ram, Taurus, Bull, Gemini, Twin, Cancer, Crab, Leo, Lion, Virgo, Virgin, Libra, Balance, Scorpio, Scorpion, Sagittarius, Archer, Capricorn, Goat, Aquarius, Water Bearer, Pisces, Fish, abomination, abstainer, abstinent, nondrinker, achiever, winner, success, succeeder, acquaintance, friend, acquirer, active, actor, doer, adjudicator, admirer, adoptee, adversary, antagonist, opponent, opposer, resister, advisee, advocate, advocator, proponent, exponent, affiant, amateur, apprehender, appreciator, arrogator, authority, autodidact, baby boomer, boomer, baby buster, buster, bad guy, bad person, baldhead, baldpate, baldy, balker, baulker, noncompliant, bullfighter, toreador, bather, beard, bedfellow, best, topper, biter, blond, blonde, bodybuilder, muscle builder, muscle-builder, musclebuilder, muscleman, bomber, brunet, brunette, candidate, prospect, case, cashier, celebrant, celebrator, celebrater, chameleon, charmer, beguiler, child, baby, chutzpanik, closer, clumsy person, collector, aggregator, combatant, battler, belligerent, fighter, scrapper, complexifier, compulsive, computer user, contemplative, convert, copycat, imitator, emulator, ape, aper, counter, crawler, creeper, creature, wight, creditor, dancer, social dancer, dead person, dead soul, deceased person, deceased, decedent, departed, debaser, degrader, debtor, defecator, voider, delayer, deliverer, demander, differentiator, discriminator, disentangler, unraveler, unraveller, dissenter, dissident, protester, objector, divider, domestic partner, significant other, spousal equivalent, spouse equivalent, double, image, look-alike, dresser, dribbler, driveller, slobberer, drooler, drug user, substance abuser, user, ectomorph, effecter, effector, Elizabethan, emotional person, endomorph, enjoyer, enrollee, explorer, extrovert, extravert, faddist, faller, fastener, fiduciary, first-rater, follower, free agent, free spirit, freewheeler, fugitive, runaway, gainer, weight gainer, gambler, gatekeeper, gatherer, good guy, good person, granter, greeter, saluter, welcomer, grinner, groaner, grunter, guesser, handicapped person, hater, straight person, straight, homo, gay, homunculus, hope, hoper, huddler, hugger, immune, insured, insured person, interpreter, introvert, Jat, jewel, gem, killer, slayer, relative, relation, kneeler, knocker, knower, large person, Latin, laugher, learner, scholar, assimilator, left-hander, lefty, southpaw, life, lightning rod, linguist, polyglot, literate, literate person, liver, longer, thirster, yearner, loose cannon, machine, mailer, malcontent, man, manipulator, man jack, onanist, measurer, nonmember, mesomorph, mestizo, ladino, middlebrow, miracle man, miracle worker, misogamist, mixed-blood, modern, mother hen, mutilator, maimer, mangler, namer, namesake, neglecter, neighbor, neighbour, neutral, nondescript, nonparticipant, nonperson, unperson, nonsmoker, nude, nude person, nurser, occultist, old maid, optimist, orphan, ostrich, ouster, ejector, outcaste, outdoorsman, owner, possessor, pamperer, spoiler, coddler, mollycoddler, pansexual, pardoner, forgiver, excuser, partner, party, passer, personage, personification, perspirer, sweater, philosopher, picker, chooser, selector, pisser, urinator, planner, contriver, deviser, powderer, preserver, propositus, public relations person, pursuer, pussycat, quarter, quitter, radical, realist, rectifier, redhead, redheader, red-header, carrottop, registrant, reliever, allayer, comforter, repeater, rescuer, recoverer, saver, rester, restrainer, controller, revenant, rich person, wealthy person, have, right-hander, right hander, righthander, riser, romper, roundhead, ruler, swayer, rusher, scientist, man of science, scratcher, second-rater, mediocrity, seeder, cloud seeder, seeker, searcher, quester, sentimentalist, romanticist, shaker, mover and shaker, signer, signatory, simpleton, simple, six-footer, skidder, slider, slipper, slave, sleepyhead, sloucher, small person, smasher, smiler, sneezer, sniffer, sniffler, sniveler, snuffer, snuffler, socializer, socialiser, sort, sounding board, sphinx, spitter, expectorator, sprawler, spurner, squinter, squint-eye, stifler, smotherer, stigmatic, stigmatist, stooper, struggler, guinea pig, surrenderer, yielder, survivalist, survivor, suspect, tapper, tempter, termer, terror, scourge, threat, testator, testate, thin person, skin and bones, third-rater, thrower, tiger, toucher, transfer, transferee, transvestite, cross-dresser, trier, attempter, essayer, tyrant, undoer, opener, unfastener, untier, vanisher, victim, dupe, Victorian, visionary, waiter, waker, walk-in, wanter, needer, ward, warrior, watcher, weakling, doormat, wuss, wiggler, wriggler, squirmer, winker, withholder, witness, yawner

 

Member Meronyms: people

 

Derivational Morphology: personalize, personalise, individualize, individualise, personify, personate

 

Language Translations:
Chinese: 臨死   Dutch: sterfelijk  
Finnish: kuolevainen   French: mortel  
Greek: θνητός   Italian: mortale  
Japanese: 死を免れな   Korean: 운명  
Russian: смертный   Serbian: smrtan  
Slovene: smrten   Spanish: mortal  
Swedish: dödlig  
 
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