Definition of 'mortal'
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Your online posts can continue after you have logged off this mortal coil. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We forget that rock stars such as he are mere mortals like you and me. The Sun (2016)The pair are blessed with bodies the rest of us mere mortals can only dream of. The Sun (2016)It has been put out of reach for mere mortals. The Sun (2016)Turning his boat back into the prevailing winds represented a mortal danger. Times, Sunday Times (2017)It soon became apparent that they would not succeed and were in mortal danger themselves. Times, Sunday Times (2017)They are mere mortals, after all. Times, Sunday Times (2016)With one legendary rock star after another shuffling off this mortal coil, it has been a terrible year. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Naturally neither incumbent admits that he has suffered a mortal blow. Times, Sunday Times (2012)How would they react in the face of a mortal enemy? Times, Sunday Times (2013)Otherwise her life was in mortal danger. The Sun (2010)Will their discovery put them in mortal danger? The Sun (2008)They can buy the best players and do not like to be challenged by lesser mortals. Times, Sunday Times (2014)There has been no instant of mortal fear. Times, Sunday Times (2015)What can mere mortals do to me? Christianity Today (2000)It was not yet established who had dealt the mortal blow. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It teaches us to go beyond mortal life. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Their quest to find her leads them to mortal danger. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The idea of lesser mortals employing some of his methods is horrifying. Times, Sunday Times (2012)How many other things must be crammed in before this mortal coil is shuffled off? Times, Sunday Times (2011)But this second league defeat of the season could be a mortal blow. The Sun (2008)The award to a man deemed by the leadership to be a mortal enemy is a source of shame. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The cowboy's face is a study of determination thwarted by mortal terror. Times, Sunday Times (2006)At the same time, the mortal world is enough. The Times Literary Supplement (2011)How can you fear a mere mortal when you have just confronted your mother's mortality? Times, Sunday Times (2015)For us mere mortals, we may struggle to remember dentist appointments, birthdays and wedding anniversaries. The Sun (2006)
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British English: mortal ADJECTIVE
If you refer to the fact that people are mortal, you mean that they have to die and cannot live for ever.
A man is deliberately designed to be mortal. He grows, he ages, and he dies.
British English: mortal NOUN
You can describe someone as a mortal when you want to say that they are an ordinary person.
Tickets seem unobtainable to the ordinary mortal.
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