What does the word fatal mean?

Usage examples for fatal

  1. You cannot help being afraid of her, for every man is that; but it is fatal to let her know it. – The Burial of the Guns by Thomas Nelson Page
  2. It will be found that he can be forced into one or other of these fatal positions. – Amusements in Mathematics by Henry Ernest Dudeney
  3. The arrest was fatal. – Round the World in Eighty Days by Jules Verne