Nonfatal



[feyt-l] /ˈfeɪt l/

adjective
1.
causing or capable of causing death; mortal; deadly:
a fatal accident; a fatal dose of poison.
2.
causing destruction, misfortune, ruin, or failure:
The withdrawal of funds was fatal to the project.
3.
decisively important; fateful:
The fatal day finally arrived.
4.
proceeding from or decreed by fate; inevitable:
a fatal series of events.
5.
influencing or concerned with fate; fatalistic.
6.
Obsolete. .
7.
Obsolete. .
/ˌnɒnˈfeɪtəl/
adjective
1.
not resulting in or capable of causing death
/ˈfeɪtəl/
adjective
1.
resulting in or capable of causing death: a fatal accident
2.
bringing ruin; disastrous
3.
decisively important; fateful
4.
decreed by fate; destined; inevitable
adj.

late 14c., “decreed by fate,” from Middle French fatal (14c.) and directly from Latin fatalis “ordained by fate,” from fatum (see fate (n.)); sense of “causing death” is early 15c.

fatal fa·tal (fāt’l)
adj.
Causing or capable of causing death.

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