Definition of mortal :
1. A being subject to death; a human being; man.
2. Affecting as if with power to kill; deathly.
3. Destructive to life; causing or occasioning death; terminating life; exposing to or deserving death; deadly; as, a mortal wound; a mortal sin.
4. Fatally vulnerable; vital.
5. Human; belonging to man, who is mortal; as, mortal wit or knowledge; mortal power.
6. Of or pertaining to the time of death.
7. Subject to death; destined to die; as, man is mortal.
8. Very painful or tedious; wearisome; as, a sermon lasting two mortal hours.
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human (part of speech: adjective)
transient (part of speech: adjective)
flickering, restless, temporary, short-lived, transitory, fleeting, evanescent, mutable, temporal, brief, transient, impermanent, passing, flitting, cursory, rootless, fading, short-term, momentary, fickle, instantaneous, volatile, ephemeral, changeable, shifting
- " The boys always had a mortal itchin' to get their fingers on the papers in the case. - "A Daughter of the Land", Gene Stratton-Porter.
- Miss Stuart ran on: The idea of living under the same roof for two mortal months with the young man you are going to marry! - "A Terrible Secret", May Agnes Fleming.
- It is to be hoped that Congress will now order all enlistments to be for the war, else we shall soon be in a mortal bad way. - "Hugh Wynne, Free Quaker", S. Weir Mitchell.