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Princeton's WordNet

  1. mortally(adverb)

    in such a manner that death ensues (also in reference to hatred, jealousy, fear, etc.)

    "a being of whom the forest Indians are said to be mortally afraid, with a hoof shaped like the heel of a bottle"


  1. mortally(Adverb)

    In a mortal manner.

  2. mortally(Adverb)

    Of one who has been wounded, fatally.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Mortally(adverb)

    in a mortal manner; so as to cause death; as, mortally wounded

  2. Mortally(adverb)

    in the manner of a mortal or of mortal beings

  3. Mortally(adverb)

    in an extreme degree; to the point of dying or causing death; desperately; as, mortally jealous

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of mortally in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of mortally in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of mortally in a Sentence

  1. Norman Abjorensen:

    He's been badly wounded, probably mortally wounded, today has made him really a political corpse waiting to be cut down.

  2. Carson Block:

    We knew this years ago when we saw companies issuing debt to buy back stock and pay out dividends, we knew that we would be at a point in a few years where when these companies were just really, maybe not mortally wounded, but seriously wounded.

  3. Buddy Clark:

    There’s just an incredible amount of money out there that’s exposed under these reserve-based loans, even if oil prices were to bounce up to US$50 or US$65, a lot of these companies are already mortally wounded. A lot of them are looking for options, and bankruptcy is one of the obvious options.

  4. Henry Stawinski:

    Seeing the danger presented by Michael, the shooter, (Detective Colson) took action -- and in doing so, demonstrated extreme heroism because it was his actions that allowed officers to take a position where they could intervene and neutralize the threat, detective Colson drew fire to himself, and in doing so was mortally wounded.

  5. Helen Hunt Jackson:

    Wounded vanity knows when it is mortally hurt and limps off the field, piteous, all disguises thrown away. But pride carries its banner to the last and fast as it is driven from one field unfurls it in another, never admitting that there is a shade less honor in the second field than in the first, or in the third than in the second.

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