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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 fa·tal·i·ty /feˈtæləti, fə-/
 不幸,災禍,天命

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 fa·tal·i·ty /feˈtælətɪ, fə-/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Fa·tal·i·ty n.;pl. Fatalities
 1. The state of being fatal, or proceeding from destiny; invincible necessity, superior to, and independent of, free and rational control.
    The Stoics held a fatality, and a fixed, unalterable course of events.   --South.
 2. The state of being fatal; tendency to destruction or danger, as if by decree of fate; mortaility.
    The year sixty-three is conceived to carry with it the most considerable fatality.   --Ser T. Browne.
    By a strange fatality men suffer their dissenting.   --Eikon Basilike.
 3. That which is decreed by fate or which is fatal; a fatal event.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 fatality
      n 1: a death resulting from an accident or a disaster; "a
           decrease in the number of automobile fatalities" [syn: human
           death]
      2: the quality of being able to cause death or fatal disasters