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Definition of mortality:

  1. Death; destruction.
  2. Human life; the life of a mortal being.
  3. The condition or quality of being mortal; subjection to death or to the necessity of dying.
  4. 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.
  5. Those who are, or that which is, mortal; the human cace; humanity; human nature.

Synonyms:

deathrate, death toll, being, fatality rate, morbidity, mankind, demise, death rate, death throes, mortality rate, bereavement, man.

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