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el mortal, la mortal(
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
masculine or feminine noun
1. (being susceptible to death)
a. mortal
Los dioses moraron sobre los mortales que los alabaron.The gods looked down over the mortals who worshiped them.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (causing death)
a. fatal
El choque entre los dos coches resultó mortal para ambos conductores.The crash between the two cars was fatal for both drivers.
b. mortal
Los cazadores idearon una trampa mortal para el animal.The hunters came up with a mortal trap for the animal.
c. lethal
La inyección para sacrificar animales contiene una mezcla mortal de sustancias químicas.The injection to slaughter animals contains a lethal mix of chemicals.
d. deadly
El doctor confirmó que la enfermedad de Juan no era mortal.The doctor confirmed that Juan's illness was not deadly.
3. (subject to death)
a. mortal
Como seres mortales, debemos asumir que algún día moriremos.As mortal beings, we must accept that we will die someday.
4. (extreme)
a. dead
La exposición de ese museo es un aburrimiento mortal.The exhibition of that museum is dead boring.
b. mortal
Lucía lógicamente tiene un odio mortal al hombre que la pegaba.Lucia logically has a mortal hatred for the man who battered her.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (no inmortal)
a. mortal
2. (caída, enfermedad)
a. fatal
3. (aburrimiento, odio, enemigo)
a. deadly
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
4. (general)
a. mortal
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1 [+ser] mortal
2 [+herida, golpe] fatal; deadly; [+disparo, accidente] fatal; [+veneno, virus, sustancia, dosis] deadly; lethal; [+peligro] mortal
la película es un aburrimiento mortal the film is a real bore; salto mortal somersault
other collocates: accidente/arma/atentado/carga
3 [+pecado] mortal; [+odio] deadly
quedarse mortal to be thunderstruck
las señas son mortales there's no escaping the evidence
(ser) mortal
como cualquier mortal just like anybody else
(salto) somersault
doble mortal double somersault
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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