fatal: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (fāt'l), [key]
- causing or capable of causing death; mortal; deadly: a fatal accident; a fatal dose of poison.
- causing destruction, misfortune, ruin, or failure: The withdrawal of funds was fatal to the project.
- decisively important; fateful: The fatal day finally arrived.
- proceeding from or decreed by fate; inevitable: a fatal series of events.
- influencing or concerned with fate; fatalistic.
- fatal (Thesaurus)