mortally

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English mortally, equivalent to mortal +‎ -ly.

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mortally (comparative more mortally, superlative most mortally)

  1. Fatally; in such a way as to cause death. [from 14th c.]
    The king was mortally wounded in the battle.
  2. (obsolete) As a mortal. [16th–17th c.]

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