mortal fear definition, mortal fear meaning | English dictionary




1    (of living beings, esp. human beings) subject to death  
2    of or involving life or the world  
3    ending in or causing death; fatal  
a mortal blow     
4    deadly or unrelenting  
a mortal enemy     
5    of or like the fear of death; dire  
mortal terror     
6    great or very intense  
mortal pain     
7    possible  
there was no mortal reason to go     
8    Slang   long and tedious  
for three mortal hours     
9    a mortal being  
10    Informal   a person  
a mean mortal     
     (C14: from Latin mortalis, from mors death)  
  mortally      adv  

mortal sin  
      n     (Christianity)   a sin regarded as involving total loss of grace  
   Compare       venial sin  
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mortal sin, moral, mortally, mort

Collaborative Dictionary     English Definition
fear of falling in love
abnormal fear of pain.
fear of going to bed
fear of flying on an airplane
fear of running out of things to read
the fear of being unable to use one's mobile phone
This can happen when losing the device, when out of battery, credit or network coverage
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