What does mortality mean?

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mɔrˈtæl ɪ timor·tal·i·ty

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. mortality(noun)

    the quality or state of being mortal

  2. deathrate, death rate, mortality, mortality rate, fatality rate(noun)

    the ratio of deaths in an area to the population of that area; expressed per 1000 per year


  1. mortality(Noun)

    The condition of being susceptible to death

  2. mortality(Noun)

    The death rate of a population

Webster Dictionary

  1. Mortality(noun)

    the condition or quality of being mortal; subjection to death or to the necessity of dying

  2. Mortality(noun)

    human life; the life of a mortal being

  3. Mortality(noun)

    those who are, or that which is, mortal; the human cace; humanity; human nature

  4. Mortality(noun)

    death; destruction

  5. Mortality(noun)

    the whole sum or number of deaths in a given time or a given community; also, the proportion of deaths to population, or to a specific number of the population; death rate; as, a time of great, or low, mortality; the mortality among the settlers was alarming

  6. Origin: [L. mortalitas: cf. F. mortalit.]

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Mortality

    All deaths reported in a given population.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'mortality' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4030

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'mortality' in Nouns Frequency: #1674

How to pronounce mortality?

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How to say mortality in sign language?

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of mortality in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of mortality in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of mortality in a Sentence

  1. Jeffrey Moore:

    In some places, we had 100 percent mortality.

  2. Cometan:

    For someone so young, I think an awful lot about mortality.

  3. Randall Krakauer:

    Acceptance of ones' mortality is a process, not an epiphany.

  4. Garwin Yip:

    Water temperature has a lot to do with the mortality of the fish.

  5. Felipe Sandoval:

    The companies are in better sanitary conditions. There has been less mortality.

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