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Synonyms for fatal
ˈfeɪt l

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Wiktionary

  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. Deepak Bhatt:

    With this drug, we are not only preventing that first heart attack but potentially the second stroke and maybe that third fatal event, prevention of such subsequent cardiovascular events could improve patient outcomes and quality of life and may lower the total cost burden of medical care.

  2. Henry Hayes:

    It's important that we not close ourselves off from these questions because things like this keep happening, if we're not thinking about why - why do things like this happen - we're doing ourselves a disservice, a potentially fatal disservice.

  3. Will Durant:

    Inquiry is fatal to certainty.

  4. Michael Jimenez:

    I just hope the whole community realizes how fatal this can be.

  5. William Cowper:

    Remorse, the fatal egg that pleasure laid.

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