mortal

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Adjective[change]

Positive
mortal

Comparative
none

Superlative
none

  1. Someone or something that is mortal can age, be injured, die, or disappear.
    Even stars, though living millions or billions of years, are mortal.
    When they are young, people usually don't think they are mortal.

Noun[change]

Singular
mortal

Plural
mortals

  1. A mortal is a human being, as opposed to immortal beings such as gods or beings with supernatural powers.
    To ancient Greeks mortals were only toys in the hands of gods.
    Son of a sorceress and a mortal, he still inherited his mother's powers.

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