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mortality

mor·tal·i·ty

mortality

 
 
pronunciation:
mor tae lih ti
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part of speech: noun
inflections: mortalities
definition 1: the quality or state of being destined to die.
His faith in his religion helped him face mortality.
antonyms:
immortality
definition 2: the frequency of death in a given population as a result of a particular cause; death rate.
definition 3: rate of failure.
the high mortality of small bookshops
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