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mortally

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EtymologyEdit

From mortal +‎ -ly.

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

mortally (comparative more mortally, superlative most mortally)

  1. Fatally; in such a way as to cause death. [from 14th c.]
  2. (obsolete) As a mortal. [16th-17th c.]
    • 1596, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, V.1:
      And all the depth of rightfull doome was taught / By faire Astræa with great industrie, / Whilest here on earth she lived mortallie […].