Part of speech: noun

The quality of being mortal.

Part of speech: noun

Death; the death rate.

Part of speech: noun


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Usage examples "mortality":

  1. But the lines, drawing together, closed the spaces left by mortality, and the flags began to approach each other. - "Aladdin O'Brien", Gouverneur Morris.
  2. In a world filled with the tragedy of mortality, here was a man who could daunt death itself. - "Leaves in the Wind", A. G. Gardiner.
  3. As things are, however, the unhealthy conditions of modern life produce a greater mortality among boy babies than among girl babies, and males come to be in a minority. - "Men, Women, and God", A. Herbert Gray.