mortal - definition and synonyms

noun [countable] 

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/ˈmɔː(r)t(ə)l/
singularmortal
pluralmortals
  1. 1
    informal an ordinary person who is not especially successful, intelligent, rich etc

    She’s a mere mortal like the rest of us.

    lesser mortals:

    the impatience with lesser mortals sometimes shown by academics

  2. 2
    mainly literary a human, not a god or spirit