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Meaning of fatal

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      adj 1: bringing death [ant: {nonfatal}]
      2: having momentous consequences; of decisive importance; "that
         fateful meeting of the U.N. declared war on North
         Korea"- Saturday Rev; "the fatal day of the election finally
         arrived" [syn: {fateful}, {fatal}]
      3: (of events) having extremely unfortunate or dire
         consequences; bringing ruin; "the stock market crashed on
         Black Friday"; "a calamitous defeat"; "the battle was a
         disastrous end to a disastrous campaign"; "such doctrines, if
         true, would be absolutely fatal to my theory"- Charles
         Darwin; "it is fatal to enter any war without the will to win
         it"- Douglas MacArthur; "a fateful error" [syn: {black},
         {calamitous}, {disastrous}, {fatal}, {fateful}]
      4: controlled or decreed by fate; predetermined; "a fatal series
         of events" [syn: {fatal}, {fateful}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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