Fatality Fa*tal"i*ty, n.;pl. {Fatalities}. [L. fatalitas: cf. F. fatalit['e]] 1. The state of being fatal, or proceeding from destiny; invincible necessity, superior to, and independent of, free and rational control. [1913 Webster]

The Stoics held a fatality, and a fixed, unalterable course of events. --South. [1913 Webster]

2. The state of being fatal; tendency to destruction or danger, as if by decree of fate; mortaility. [1913 Webster]

The year sixty-three is conceived to carry with it the most considerable fatality. --Ser T. Browne. [1913 Webster]

By a strange fatality men suffer their dissenting. --Eikon Basilike. [1913 Webster]

3. That which is decreed by fate or which is fatal; a fatal event. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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