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mortiferous (comparative more mortiferous, superlative most mortiferous)
- (now rare) Causing spiritual death. [from 16th c.]
- 2002, Colin Jones, The Great Nation, Penguin, published 2003, page 140:
- Breton recruits were notorious for suffering from la nostalgie – a mortiferous form of homesickness.
- Causing physical death; deadly, fatal, lethal. [from 16th c.]
deadly, fatal, lethal