Pronunciation: (môr'tl),[key] —adj. 1. subject to death; having a transitory life: all mortal creatures. 2. of or pertaining to human beings as subject to death; human: this mortal life. 3. belonging to this world.
4. deadly or implacable; relentless: a mortal enemy. 5. severe, dire, grievous, or bitter: in mortal fear. 6. causing or liable to cause death; fatal: a mortal wound. 7. to the death: mortal combat. 8. of or pertaining to death: the mortal hour. 9. involving spiritual death (opposed to venial): mortal sin. 10. long and wearisome.
11. extreme; very great: in a mortal hurry. 12. conceivable; possible: of no mortal value to the owners.
—n. 1. a human being.
2. the condition of being subject to death.