What does the word fatally mean?

    Part of speech: adverb

  • Ruinously; mortally.

Usage examples for fatally

  1. As indeed was getting to be the case of Germany in general; case fatally visible in every Province, Principality and Parish there: till a thunder- storm, and succession of thunder- storms, of Thirty Years' continuance, broke out. – History Of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol. III. (of XXI.) Frederick The Great--The Hohenzollerns In Brandenburg--1412-1718 by Thomas Carlyle
  2. She was also fatally anxious to be in the extreme degree conscientious, and corrected and modified her remarks most suspiciously. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  3. A few years ago even a scientific detective would have concluded that a fierce hand- to- hand struggle had been waged and that the murderer was, perhaps, fatally wounded. – The Dream Doctor by Arthur B. Reeve
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