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- Rhymes: -ælɪti
fatality (plural fatalities)
- The state of being fatal, or proceeding from destiny; invincible necessity, superior to, and independent of, free and rational control.
- The state of being fatal; tendency to destruction or danger, as if by decree of fate; mortality.
- That which is decreed by fate or which is fatal; a fatal event.
- (Can we find and add a quotation of William Wilkie Collins to this entry?)
- A death.