Fatality

Fa*tal"i*ty

(?), n.;
pl. Fatalities (#).
[L. fatalitas: cf. F. fatalit] 1. The state of being fatal, or proceeding from destiny; invincible necessity, superior to, and independent of, free and rational control.
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The Stoics held a fatality, and a fixed, unalterable course of events.
South.
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2. The state of being fatal; tendency to destruction or danger, as if by decree of fate; mortaility.
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The year sixty-three is conceived to carry with it the most considerable fatality.
Ser T. Browne.
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By a strange fatality men suffer their dissenting.
Eikon Basilike.
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3. That which is decreed by fate or which is fatal; a fatal event. Dryden.
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