AMORT

amort

(adjective) utterly cast down

Source: WordNet® 3.1


Etymology

Adjective

amort

(archaic, literary) As if dead; depressed

Synonyms: lifeless, spiritless, dejected

Anagrams

• Morta, morat, torma

Source: Wiktionary


A*mort", a. Etym: [Pref. a- + F. mort death, dead; all amort is for alamort.]

Definition: As if dead; lifeless; spiritless; dejected; depressed. Shak.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition



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