, a. [L. fatalis, fr. fatum: cf. F. fatal. See Fate.] 1. Proceeding from, or appointed by, fate or destiny; necessary; inevitable. [R.]
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These thing are fatal and necessary.
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It was fatal to the king to fight for his money.
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2. Foreboding death or great disaster. [R.]
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That fatal screech owl to our house
That nothing sung but death to us and ours.
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3. Causing death or destruction; deadly; mortal; destructive; calamitous; as, a fatal wound; a fatal disease; a fatal day; a fatal error.
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