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Synonyms for fatal
ˈfeɪt lfa·tal

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  1. fataladjective

    Foreboding death or great disaster.

    Synonyms:
    terminal

  2. fataladjective

    Causing death or destruction

    Synonyms:
    calamitous, deadly, mortal, destructive

  3. fataladjective

    Synonyms:
    necessary, inevitable

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. fatal

    Synonyms:
    calamitous, deadly, destructive, mortal, lethal

    Antonyms:
    beneficial, wholesome, nutritious, vitalizing, salubrious, restorative, slight, superficial, harmless

Princeton's WordNet

  1. fataladjective

    bringing death

    Synonyms:
    fateful, disastrous, calamitous, black

    Antonyms:
    avertible, avertable, indecisive, fortunate, nonlethal, nonfatal, evitable, avoidable

  2. fateful, fataladjective

    having momentous consequences; of decisive importance

    "that fateful meeting of the U.N. when...it declared war on North Korea"- Saturday Rev; "the fatal day of the election finally arrived"

    Synonyms:
    fateful, disastrous, portentous, calamitous, black, foreboding(a)

    Antonyms:
    avertible, avoidable, fortunate, avertable, indecisive, nonlethal, evitable, nonfatal

  3. black, calamitous, disastrous, fatal, fatefuladjective

    (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"

    Synonyms:
    pitch-dark, black-market, shameful, dim, inglorious, portentous, grim, calamitous, blackened, fateful, black, dark, sinister, opprobrious, bootleg, disgraceful, smutty, contraband, pitch-black, foreboding(a), smuggled, ignominious, disastrous, bleak, mordant

    Antonyms:
    avoidable, nonlethal, nonfatal, evitable, avertible, indecisive, avertable, fortunate

  4. fatal, fatefuladjective

    controlled or decreed by fate; predetermined

    "a fatal series of events"

    Synonyms:
    fateful, disastrous, portentous, calamitous, black, foreboding(a)

    Antonyms:
    nonfatal, avertible, nonlethal, indecisive, fortunate, evitable, avoidable, avertable

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. fataladjective

    Synonyms:
    deadly, mortal, LETHAL

  2. fataladjective

    Synonyms:
    calamitous, destructive, ruinous, mischievous

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. fataladjective

    Synonyms:
    mortal, deadly

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How to use fatal in a sentence?

  1. Amanda Hernandez:

    In 2022, there have been seven inmates who required medical care beyond first aid for heat related injuries, none were fatal.

  2. Shay Celedon:

    None of it really seems real right now. We were sitting here yesterday evening having drinks with my best friend's fiancé, i go home, go to bed, get woken up two hours later that he's deceased, and she held him till he took his last breath, and tried to bring him back and keep pressure on his gunshot wound. And it was just one fatal shot that took him from us.

  3. Rebecca Fyffe:

    Children living in buildings with cockroaches have a greater likelihood for asthma, even fatal asthma attacks, i approached pest control from a social justice perspective and focused on scientific methodology, so I’m doing something very different and unique.

  4. President Barack Obama:

    Like many Americans, I was deeply disturbed by the footage of the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald, this Thanksgiving, I ask everybody to keep those who've suffered tragic loss in our thoughts and prayers, and to be thankful for the overwhelming majority of men and women in uniform who protect our communities with honor. And I'm personally grateful to the people of my hometown for keeping protests peaceful.

  5. Tim Walsh:

    In treatment, first the calorie intake must be increased. It must be done very gradually and carefully so a patient doesn't experience the complications that can occur during refeeding. One of the main complications of refeeding is cardiac-related, including heart failure, which can be fatal.


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