3 Amort


Amort A*mort", a. [Pref. a- + F. mort death, dead; all amort is for alamort.] As if dead; lifeless; spiritless; dejected; depressed. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

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  • Amort — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Andrea Amort, österreichische Tanzhistorikerin, Dramaturgin und Kuratorin Elisabeth Amort (* 1924), deutsche Autorin Eusebius Amort (1692–1775), deutscher katholischer Theologe Kaspar Amort der Ältere… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • amort — adjective Etymology: short for all a mort, by folk etymology from Middle French a la mort to the death Date: 1546 archaic being at the point of death …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • amort — /euh mawrt /, adj. Archaic. spiritless; lifeless. [1580 90; < F à mort at (the point of) death. See A 5, MORT] * * * …   Universalium

  • amort. — amortization. * * * …   Universalium

  • amort — adjective As if dead; lifeless; spiritless; dejected; depressed …   Wiktionary

  • Amort — Ạmort,   Eusebius, Theologe und Augustiner Chorherr, * bei Bad Tölz 15. 11. 1692, ✝ Polling (Landkreis Weilheim Schongau) 5. 2. 1775. In über 70 (teilweise unveröffentlichten) Werken lieferte er bedeutende Beiträge zur Volksbildung in Bayern, zu …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Amort — Recorded in many different spellings from Ort, Imort, and Delort, to Horta, Huerta and Hurtic, this is a surname of French, Spanish, Portuguese and German derivation. However the origin is usually pre 5th century a.d. German or Visigoth, the… …   Surnames reference

  • Amort — Wohnstättenname für jemanden, der am Ende eines Dorfes wohnte (zu mhd. ort »Ende«) …   Wörterbuch der deutschen familiennamen

  • amort — a•mort [[t]əˈmɔrt[/t]] adj. archaic spiritless; lifeless • Etymology: 1580–90; < F à mort at (the point of) death. See a V, mort …   From formal English to slang

  • amort. — bus amortization …   From formal English to slang

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