25 of the Best ‘Fatal’ Synonyms


By Dr Oliver Tearle

The word ‘fatal’ is from the Latin fātum, literally meaning ‘that which has been spoken’, from the past participle of the verb fārī meaning ‘to speak’. The idea of fate is closely bound up with pronouncements: someone decrees our fate, and something that is fatal was originally something destined or fated to happen. Continue reading “25 of the Best ‘Fatal’ Synonyms”