Fa*tal"i*ty (?), n.;pl. Fatalities (#). [L. fatalitas: cf. F. fatalit'e]
The state of being fatal, or proceeding from destiny; invincible necessity, superior to, and independent of, free and rational control.
The Stoics held a fatality, and a fixed, unalterable course of events.
The state of being fatal; tendency to destruction or danger, as if by decree of fate; mortaility.
The year sixty-three is conceived to carry with it the most considerable fatality.
Ser T. Browne.
By a strange fatality men suffer their dissenting.
That which is decreed by fate or which is fatal; a fatal event.
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