What is another word for mortally?

Pronunciation: [mˈɔːtə͡li] (IPA)

Mortally is an adverb that refers to something that is fatal or deadly. There are a variety of synonyms for the word mortal, depending on the context. Some of the most commonly used synonyms include fatally, lethally, terminally, fatally, and critically. These terms are often used to describe situations where someone or something is close to death, or where the outcome is likely to result in death. Other synonyms of mortally include seriously, gravely, severely, acutely, or dangerously, which can be used to describe situations that are potentially life-threatening, but not necessarily fatal. Regardless of the specific synonym used, the overall meaning remains the same: something is dangerous and could result in death.

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What are the opposite words for mortally?

Mortally, often referring to something that is deadly or fatal, can have many antonyms depending on the context. Some possible antonyms include vitality, wellness, fitness, energy, and robustness. Additionally, words like invigorating, rejuvenating, and lively can also be considered antonyms of mortally, as they connote a sense of life and vigor rather than death or danger. In contrast to the seriousness of mortally, antonyms like comfortably, safely, and happily suggest that there is no imminent danger or threat. Ultimately, the choice of antonym for mortally will depend on the specific context in which the word is being used.

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Usage examples for Mortally

Athena realised that Lingard now regarded his violent, unreasoning attraction to herself as a thing of which to be mortally ashamed.
"Jane Oglander"
Marie Belloc Lowndes
Marjorie was not mortally hurt over the turn of the afternoon's affairs.
"Marjorie Dean High School Freshman"
Pauline Lester
Somehow they have mortally wounded her, and to protect herself from them and their curiosity she has built a wall between herself and the whole world.
"The Locusts' Years"
Mary Helen Fee

Famous quotes with Mortally

  • With the help of a friend I got father into a wagon, when the crowd had gone. I held his head in my lap during the ride home. I believed he was mortally wounded. He had been stabbed down through the kidneys, leaving an ugly wound.
    Buffalo Bill
  • General Reynolds immediately found himself engaged with a force which greatly outnumbered his own, and had scarcely made his dispositions for the action when he fell, mortally wounded, at the head of his advance.
    Edward Everett
  • Wounded vanity knows when it is mortally hurt and limps off the field, piteous, all disguises thrown away. But pride carries its banner to the last and fast as it is driven from one field unfurls it in another, never admitting that there is a shade less honor in the second field than in the first, or in the third than in the second.
    Helen Hunt Jackson
  • Professor Toynbee reminds us that sixteen civilizations have already been destroyed and that nine others are mortally sick and destined to go the way of the preceding sixteen. This just leaves one, our own civilization. And it is highly vulnerable because it is a machine civilization, it is a city civilization, and this generation has power to smash the machine and demolish the city.
    Kirby Page
  • "Cathy, this lamb of yours threatens like a bull!" he said. "It is in danger of splitting its skull against my knuckles. By God, Mr. Linton, I'm mortally sorry that you are not worth knocking down!"
    Emily Brontë

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