AskDefine | Define fatality

Dictionary Definition



1 a death resulting from an accident or a disaster; "a decrease in the number of automobile fatalities" [syn: human death]
2 the quality of being able to cause death or fatal disasters

User Contributed Dictionary



  1. The state of being fatal, or proceeding from destiny; invincible necessity, superior to, and independent of, free and rational control.
  2. The state of being fatal; tendency to destruction or danger, as if by decree of fate; mortality.
  3. That which is decreed by fate or which is fatal; a fatal event.
  4. A death.

Extensive Definition

Fatality may refer to:

See also

fatality in French: Fatal

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