mortally

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adv mortally 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"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Mortally In a mortal manner; so as to cause death; as, mortally wounded.
    • Mortally In an extreme degree; to the point of dying or causing death; desperately; as, mortally jealous. "Adrian mortally envied poets, painters, and artificers, in works wherein he had a vein to excel."
    • Mortally In the manner of a mortal or of mortal beings. "I was mortally brought forth."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • mortally In the manner of a mortal.
    • mortally In such a manner that death must ensue; fatally: as, mortally wounded.
    • mortally Extremely; intensely; grievously.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adv Mortally —(coll.) Mor′tal
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Quotations

  • Horace
    Horace
    “Nothing is too high for the daring of mortals: we storm heaven itself in our folly.”
  • Dawn Adams
    Dawn Adams
    “Show me the books he loves and I shall know the man far better than through mortal friends.”
  • Edward Young
    Edward%20Young
    “All men think that all men are mortal but themselves.”
  • Edgar Allan Poe
    Edgar%20Allan%20Poe
    “Deep into that darkness peering, long I stood there, wondering, fearing, doubting, dreaming dreams no mortal ever dared to dream before.”
  • William Shakespeare
    William%20Shakespeare
    “Then to Silvia let us sing that Silvia is excelling. She excels each mortal thing upon the dull earth dwelling.”
  • John Milton
    John%20Milton
    “Fame is no plant that grows on mortal soil.”

Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.,—L. mortalismori, to die.

Usage

In literature:

One like thee should not grieve for one that is mortal.
"The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 1"
A mortal chill came over him, for he thought it might be Demdike returned.
"The Lancashire Witches" by William Harrison Ainsworth
But I deem that we poor mortals do not come beneath their sway.
"A Friend of Caesar" by William Stearns Davis
Go to, wretch, thy Father begat thee for a trouble to deathless Gods and mortal men.
"The Homeric Hymns A New Prose Translation; and Essays, Literary and Mythological" by Andrew Lang
Wouldst thou again from pangs of death exempt A mortal man, destined long since to die?
"The Iliad of Homer" by Homer
Never before had mortal eye beheld such a sight.
"All Around the Moon" by Jules Verne
The emperor won the victory, but received a mortal wound.
"Historical Tales, Vol 5 (of 15)" by Charles Morris
They are the phenomena of mortal mind, and matter and mortal mind are one; and this one is a misstatement of Mind, God.
"Unity of Good" by Mary Baker Eddy
Christian Science refutes pantheism, finds Spirit neither in matter nor in the modes of mortal mind.
"No and Yes" by Mary Baker Eddy
Can any mortal mixture of earth's mould Breathe such divine, enchanting ravishment?
"Familiar Quotations" by Various
The mortal body being but the objective state of the mortal mind, this mind must be renovated to improve the body.
"Retrospection and Introspection" by Mary Baker Eddy
It is not yet enough of this mortal strife!
"Aunt Phillis's Cabin" by Mary H. Eastman
Although married to Juno, Jupiter often indulged in love affairs with other goddesses, and even with mortal maidens.
"Myths of Greece and Rome" by H. A. Guerber
The dear young man is something more than mortal.
"The Memoirs of Jacques Casanova de Seingalt, Vol. III (of VI), "The Eternal Quest" The First Complete and Unabridged English Translation, Illustrated with Old Engravings" by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
But, according to Lola's theory, a mortal who is content with success would be content with failure.
"Superwomen" by Albert Payson Terhune
Matter, sin, disease, are absolute illusions and delusions of "mortal mind," which itself is just "error," to be wiped out.
"The Church of St. Bunco" by Gordon Clark
But life insurance had its origin in the scientific study of the facts of human mortality.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 14, Slice 6" by Various
A mortal creature cannot touch or feel a disembodied spirit; but we know not how spirits feel each other.
"The Three Perils of Man, Vol. 3 (of 3)" by James Hogg
Sir Richard, you fear the opinion of your fellow mortal more than breaking your Maker's laws!
"The Weird of the Wentworths, Vol. 2" by Johannes Scotus
In February 1855 the mortality per cent of the cases treated was forty-two.
"The Life of Florence Nightingale vol. 1 of 2" by Edward Tyas Cook
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In poetry:

Press onward—struggle ever,
Work with zeal!
Time waits on mortals never—
Life—life is real!
"Life’s Struggle" by Benjamin Cutler Clark
Let me sleep. The day is past,
And the folded shadows keep
Weary mortals safe and fast.
Let me sleep.
"Nightfall" by Robert Fuller Murray
Gone down,--no more may mortal eye
Its face behold!
Gone down,--yet leaving on the sky
A tinge of gold!
"Henry Clay" by Effie Afton
Eternal Sovereign of the sky,
And Lord of all below;
We mortals to thy majesty
Our first obedience owe.
"Hymn 149" by Isaac Watts
'Tis the immortal Flame
In mortal life that's bitter,
Or than all sweet sweeter
Though life burns down.
"But Most Thy Light" by John Freeman
So when to-morrow
Ceases, and we
Quit this we borrow,
Mortality,
Love chastens sorrow
So it can see....
"One Day And Another: A Lyrical Eclogue – Part IV" by Madison Julius Cawein

In news:

"Our university is the last of my mortal cares and the last service I can render to my country," Jefferson wrote to a friend.
Since 2002, an epidemic of C difficile -associated disease with increased morbidity and mortality has been present in Quebec province, Canada.
HACKENSACK — The Hackensack University Medical Center kidney transplant program will be put on hold for four months because the mortality rate is triple the national average, according to a report published by Northjersey.com.
WUWM NEWS Sep 8, 2010 The Legislature has created a Special Committee on Infant Mortality to make sure more babies survive to their first birthday, and the group held its first meeting Wednesday.
Mortal Kombat vs God of War .
An ongoing wildlife study is tracking the mortality rate s of Utah's mule deer population.
The global mortality rate for adults has fallen by about 1 percent a year for the past 40 years, with huge differences opening up between countries and regions over that period, according to a new study.
Child Mortality Rate Declines Globally.
Coyotes rarely attack or kill adult whitetail deer, but they have become a significant cause of mortality for newborn fawns, including those at Savannah River Site.
1 claim that mass privatisation of enterprises was "a crucial determinant of differences in adult mortality trends in post-communist countries".
The paths are quite clear, once one is too near, As-in, passing beyond mortal life, Repentance required, before knowing, True Fear, Or, True Joy of being God's Wife.
Tuberculosis is a leading cause of mortality in HIV populations worldwide with almost 2 million deaths every year.
Influenza and pneumococcal vaccination both appear to reduce the mortality rate of patients with end-stage renal disease, according to results of a recent study.
Mortality is at least 40%, and there is no specific therapy.
The Relationship Between Body Mass Index and 30-Day Mortality Risk, by Principal Surgical Procedure .
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In science:

II [see below Eq. (11)] that the dominant exponential term of the propagator and of the mortality function are the same.
II. Territory covered by N random walkers on stochastic fractals. The percolation aggregate
Finally, we take into account that the numbers of rulers and bandits decrease because of retirement and natural mortality.
Generalized models as a universal approach to the analysis of nonlinear dynamical systems
At the same time ˜βy is the fraction of bandits that escape the rulers till they retire or die because of natural mortality.
Generalized models as a universal approach to the analysis of nonlinear dynamical systems
Since we have normalized all functions in the same way, this does not only hold for the mortality term M (Y ) but for all functions in the model.
Generalized models as a universal approach to the analysis of nonlinear dynamical systems
The mortality of species n is denoted as Mn(Xn ).
Generalized models as a universal approach to the analysis of nonlinear dynamical systems
More generally speaking, we call µn exponent of mortality.
Generalized models as a universal approach to the analysis of nonlinear dynamical systems
In this experiment their role is to take the decision regarding which correlation shall be registered out of the hands of a mortal, i.e., the experimenter, and put it in the hands of Z EU S.
Quantum complimentarity, erasers and photons
Men are a subset of all mortal beings just as the ‘incomplete’ variables in P RN C (P , Q) are a subset of those in QM T C (A, B ).
Why Einstein, Podolsky and Rosen did not prove that quantum mechanics is `incomplete'
However, based on our discussion above, it is immediately apparent that linear reproduction must correspond to sx = 1 and quadratic mortality to dx = 2.
Generalized modeling of ecological population dynamics
Unitary mortality law and species-specific age.
The Penna Model of Biological Aging
Solvable senescence model showing a mortality plateau.
The Penna Model of Biological Aging
Inequality in life spans and a new perspective on mortality convergence across industrialized countries.
The Penna Model of Biological Aging
In Section 3 we discuss the local characteristics of the network in the case of zero mortality.
A stochastic model for distributed real time streaming - Evolution of the network structure
Matrix mortality problem. input: n ∈ Z≥0 and a finite set S of n × n integer matrices question: Does the multiplicative semigroup generated by S contain 0? M.
Undecidable problems: a sampler
For a more detailed introduction to the matrix mortality problem, see [HH01].
Undecidable problems: a sampler
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