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

 mor·tal /ˈmɔrtḷ/

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

 mor·tal /ˈmɔrtḷ/ 形容詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mor·tal, n. A being subject to death; a human being; man. “Warn poor mortals left behind.”

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mor·tal a.
 1. Subject to death; destined to die; as, man is mortal.
 2. Destructive to life; causing or occasioning death; terminating life; exposing to or deserving death; deadly; as, a mortal wound; a mortal sin.
 3. Fatally vulnerable; vital.
    Last of all, against himself he turns his sword, but missing the mortal place, with his poniard finishes the work.   --Milton.
 4. Of or pertaining to the time of death.
 Safe in the hand of one disposing Power,
 Or in the natal or the mortal hour.   --Pope.
 5. Affecting as if with power to kill; deathly.
    The nymph grew pale, and in a mortal fright.   --Dryden.
 6. Human; belonging to man, who is mortal; as, mortal wit or knowledge; mortal power.
 The voice of God
 To mortal ear is dreadful.   --Milton.
 7. Very painful or tedious; wearisome; as, a sermon lasting two mortal hours. [Colloq.]
 Mortal foe, Mortal enemy, an inveterate, desperate, or implacable enemy; a foe bent on one's destruction.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: subject to death; "mortal beings" [ant: immortal]
      2: involving loss of divine grace or spiritual death; "the
         seven deadly sins" [syn: deadly, mortal(a)]
      3: unrelenting and deadly; "mortal enemy" [syn: mortal(a)]
      4: causing or capable of causing death; "a fatal accident"; "a
         deadly enemy"; "mortal combat"; "a mortal illness" [syn: deadly,
      n : a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
          [syn: person, individual, someone, somebody, human,