mortally wounded

mortally wounded
fatally wounded, dying from a wound

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Mortally — Mor tal*ly, adv. 1. In a mortal manner; so as to cause death; as, mortally wounded. [1913 Webster] 2. In the manner of a mortal or of mortal beings. [1913 Webster] I was mortally brought forth. Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. In an extreme degree; to the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mortally — mor|tal|ly [ˈmo:təl i US ˈmo:r ] adv 1.) in a way that will cause death = ↑fatally ▪ He regarded the mortally wounded man with no pity in his heart. 2.) extremely or greatly ▪ He was mortally afraid of upsetting her. ▪ I tried to be tactful, but… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • wounded — adjective 1 injured by a weapon such as a gun or knife: a wounded soldier | mortally wounded (=injured so badly that you will die) 2 very upset because of something that someone has said or done: wounded pride 3 the wounded people who have been… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • mortally — adverb Date: 14th century 1. in a deadly or fatal manner ; to death < mortally wounded > 2. to an extreme degree ; intensely < mortally afraid > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • mortally — mor|tal|ly [ mɔrtli ] adverb 1. ) in a way that is likely to cause death: mortally wounded/injured 2. ) FORMAL extremely: mortally offended …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • mortally — adverb 1 in a way that will cause death: Arthur, mortally wounded, was attended by Sir Bedivere. 2 extremely or greatly: We hid, mortally afraid, in the cellar …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • mortally — UK [ˈmɔː(r)t(ə)lɪ] / US [ˈmɔrt(ə)lɪ] adverb 1) in a way that is likely to cause death mortally wounded/injured 2) formal extremely mortally offended …   English dictionary

  • mortally — [ˈmɔːt(ə)li] adv in a way that is likely to cause death mortally wounded/injured[/ex] …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • wounded — adj. fatally, mortally; tightly, slightly; seriously wounded * * * [ wuːndɪd] lightly mortally seriously wounded slightly fatally …   Combinatory dictionary

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