The mortally wounded Cherry lost control of his Maserati and the car careened into a taxicab, causing it to burst into flames.
He was leading the way to the opposite corner when he was mortally wounded by a sniper.
In practice, they have been helping the Taliban to bloody American troops and mortally wound the American presence in Afghanistan.
Wortham had survived a combat tour in Iraq only to be mortally wounded while challenging a thief in front of his own house.
But privately, according to Trierweiler, Hollande slithered back and attempted to rekindle the mortally wounded relationship.
In all Europe, there was but one man equal to this, and that one had been mortally affronted.
They had probably been mortally wounded, and crawled there to die.
General “Stonewall” Jackson was mortally wounded in this battle.
He had been mortally afraid of Briggins, his late chauffeur.
When mortally wounded he refused to leave the field, but cheered his comrades in the fight.
mid-14c., "deadly," also "doomed to die," from Old French mortel "destined to die; deserving of death," from Latin mortalis "subject to death, mortal, of a mortal, human," from mors (genitive mortis) "death," from PIE base *mer- "to die," with derivatives referring to death and human beings" (cf. Sanskrit mrtih "death," martah "mortal man;" Avestan miryeite "dies," Old Persian martiya- "man;" Armenian meranim "die;" Latin mori "to die;" Lithuanian mirtis "mortal man;" Greek brotos "mortal" (hence ambrotos "immortal"); Old Church Slavonic mrutvu "dead;" Old Irish marb, Welsh marw "died;" Old English morþ "murder"). The most widespread Indo-European root for "to die," forming the common word for it except in Greek and Germanic. Watkins says it is "possibly" the same as PIE *mer- "rub, pound, wear away" (see morbid).
"mortal thing or substance," 1520s, from mortal (adj.). Latin mortalis also was used as a noun, "a man, mortal, human being."
mortal mor·tal (môr'tl)
Liable or subject to death.
Causing death; fatal.