fatality


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Synonyms for fatality

casualty

Synonyms for fatality

a termination of life, usually as the result of an accident or a disaster

the quality or condition of causing death

Synonyms for fatality

a death resulting from an accident or a disaster

the quality of being able to cause death or fatal disasters

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For by some curious fatality, as it is often noted of your metropolitan freebooters that they ever encamp around the halls of justice, so sinners, gentlemen, most abound in holiest vicinities.
Gentlemen, a strange fatality pervades the whole career of these events, as if verily mapped out before the world itself was charted.
Unaccustomed to action or responsibility,--full of horror at what she had seen, and afraid to inquire, or almost to imagine, how it had come to pass,--affrighted at the fatality which seemed to pursue her brother,--stupefied by the dim, thick, stifling atmosphere of dread which filled the house as with a death-smell, and obliterated all definiteness of thought,--she yielded without a question, and on the instant, to the will which Clifford expressed.
While, to make the fatality complete, Agnes herself had innocently provided the conspirators with the one man who was fitted to be the passive agent of their crime.
By an unhappy fatality she was looking charmingly that morning.
A strange fatality seems to have attended all the expeditions by sea, nor were those by land much less disastrous.
She, too, is living in Scotland--living, by a strange fatality, not very far distant from my country-house.
every time the murderer comes to the chateau, Monsieur Darzac, by a strange fatality, absents himself and refuses to give any account of how he employs his time.
Airplane pilots unfailingly are among the 10 occupations with the highest fatality rates, and truckdrivers sometimes are.
There were seven DUI fatality crashes in 1999, followed by four in 2000.
At the same time, fatality rates (fatalities per 100,000 workers over a 5-year period) declined from 62.
Of recreational boaters, canoeists and kayakers have the highest fatality rate, a recent analysis of a U.
Data include: (1) trends in pedalcyclist and total traffic fatalities, 1991-2001; (2) non-occupant traffic fatalities, 1991-2001; (3) pedalcyclists killed and injured, and fatality and injury rates, by age and sex, 2000 [2001 population data by age group not available]; and (4) pedalcyclist traffic fatalities and fatality rates by state, 2001.
3 percent, from 42,013 in 1997 to 41,480 in 1998, figures from the DOT's Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS) show.