having momentous consequences; of decisive importance
"that fateful meeting of the U.N. when...it declared war on North Korea"- Saturday Rev; "the fatal day of the election finally arrived"
black, calamitous, disastrous, fatal, fatefuladjective
(of events) having extremely unfortunate or dire consequences; bringing ruin
"the stock market crashed on Black Friday"; "a calamitous defeat"; "the battle was a disastrous end to a disastrous campaign"; "such doctrines, if true, would be absolutely fatal to my theory"- Charles Darwin; "it is fatal to enter any war without the will to win it"- Douglas MacArthur; "a fateful error"
controlled or decreed by fate; predetermined
"a fatal series of events"
A fatality; an event that leads to death.
A fatal error; a failure that causes a program to terminate.
Proceeding from, or appointed by, fate or destiny.
Foreboding death or great disaster.
Causing death or destruction
Causing a sudden end to a program.
Etymology: From fatalis.
proceeding from, or appointed by, fate or destiny; necessary; inevitable
foreboding death or great disaster
causing death or destruction; deadly; mortal; destructive; calamitous; as, a fatal wound; a fatal disease; a fatal day; a fatal error
Etymology: [L. fatalis, fr. fatum: cf. F. fatal. See Fate.]
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Rank popularity for the word 'fatal' in Adjectives Frequency: #815
The numerical value of fatal in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of fatal in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Increased speeds lead to more fatal and injury crashes, when speed increases, the severity of the crash is exponentially worse.
Success is not final, failure is not fatal it is the courage to continue that counts.
This is an age group that includes those that for the first time are away from home, mixed with alcoholic consumption, mixed with depression, if you add a firearm to that mix, it is very likely that a suicide attempt is fatal.
I believe that whoever tries to think things through honestly will soon recognize how unworthy and even fatal is the traditional bias against Negroes. What can the man of good will do to combat this deeply rooted prejudice? He must have the courage to set an example by words and deed, and must watch lest his children become influenced by racial bias.
We are telling everyone, see mom virtually today, as much as you feel guilt on the front end for not seeing her, it's better than feeling guilt on the back end over the possibility you were carrying Covid-19 and you give it to mom or grandma, and the consequences were they got sick, or worse, it was fatal.
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- съдбоносен, смъртоносен, фаталенBulgarian
- fatalCatalan, Valencian
- osudový, osudnýCzech
- verhängnisvoll, tödlich, fatalGerman
- tuhoisa, tappava, fataali, kohtalokasFinnish
- 致死, 命取り, 宿命的Japanese
- mortifer, fatalisLatin
- nāvējošs, nāvīgsLatvian
- fatale, fataalDutch
- skjebnebestemt, skjebnesvanger, fatalNorwegian
- фатальный, смертельный, роковойRussian
- usoden, usodno, usodna, smrtonosenSlovene
- fatal, ödesbestämd, dödsbringande, dödligSwedish
- gây tử vongVietnamese
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