What does the word mortality mean?

Usage examples for mortality

  1. But the lines, drawing together, closed the spaces left by mortality, and the flags began to approach each other. – Aladdin O'Brien by 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 by 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 by A. Herbert Gray