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Fatality vs. Casualty

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Fatalitynoun

The state proceeding from destiny; invincible necessity, superior to, and independent of, free and rational control.

Casualtynoun

(obsolete) Chance nature; randomness.

Fatalitynoun

Tendency to death, destruction or danger, as if by decree of fate.

Casualtynoun

Something that happens by chance, especially an unfortunate event; an accident, a disaster.

Fatalitynoun

That which is decreed by fate or which is fatal; a fatal event.

Casualtynoun

A person suffering from injuries or who has been killed due to an accident or through an act of violence.

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Fatalitynoun

Death.

Casualtynoun

(proscribed) Specifically, a person who has been killed (not only injured) due to an accident or through an act of violence; a fatality.

Fatalitynoun

An accident that causes death.

Casualtynoun

(military) A person in military service who becomes unavailable for duty, for any reason (notably death, injury, illness, capture, or desertion).

Fatalitynoun

A person killed.

Casualtynoun

(British) The accident and emergency department of a hospital.

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Fatalitynoun

(video games) A move where one character kills another.

Casualtynoun

That which comes without design or without being foreseen; contingency.

‘Losses that befall them by mere casualty.’;

Fatalitynoun

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.’;

Casualtynoun

Any injury of the body from accident; hence, death, or other misfortune, occasioned by an accident; as, an unhappy casualty.

Fatalitynoun

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.’; ‘By a strange fatality men suffer their dissenting.’;

Casualtynoun

Numerical loss caused by death, wounds, discharge, or desertion.

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Fatalitynoun

That which is decreed by fate or which is fatal; a fatal event.

Casualtynoun

someone injured or killed or captured or missing in a military engagement

Fatalitynoun

a death resulting from an accident or a disaster;

‘a decrease in the number of automobile fatalities’;

Casualtynoun

someone injured or killed in an accident

Fatalitynoun

the quality of being able to cause death or fatal disasters

Casualtynoun

an accident that causes someone to die

Fatalitynoun

an occurrence of death by accident, in war, or from disease

‘80 per cent of pedestrian fatalities occur in built-up areas’;

Casualtynoun

a decrease of military personnel or equipment

Fatalitynoun

helplessness in the face of fate

‘a sense of fatality gripped her’;

Casualtynoun

a person killed or injured in a war or accident

‘the shelling caused thousands of civilian casualties’;

Casualtynoun

a person or thing badly affected by an event or situation

‘the building industry has been one of the casualties of the recession’;

Casualtynoun

the department of a hospital providing immediate treatment for emergency cases.

‘he went to casualty to have a cut stitched’;

Casualtynoun

(chiefly in insurance) an accident or disaster

‘the Insurers acquire all the Policyholder's rights in respect of the casualty which caused the loss’;

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