\mɔːtˈalɪti], \mɔːtˈalɪti], \m_ɔː_t_ˈa_l_ɪ_t_i]\
Definitions of MORTALITY
- 2006 - WordNet 3.0
- 2011 - English Dictionary Database
- 2010 - New Age Dictionary Database
- 1913 - Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
- 2010 - Medical Dictionary Database
- 1919 - The Winston Simplified Dictionary
- 1920 - A practical medical dictionary.
- 1898 - Warner's pocket medical dictionary of today.
- 1899 - The american dictionary of the english language.
- 1894 - The Clarendon dictionary
- 1919 - The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language
- 1914 - Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language
- 1874 - Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language
- 1846 - Medical lexicon: a dictionary of medical science
- 1898 - American pocket medical dictionary
- 1916 - Appleton's medical dictionary
- 1871 - The Cabinet Dictionary of the English Language
Sort: Oldest first
By Princeton University
By DataStellar Co., Ltd
By Oddity Software
By Noah Webster.
By DataStellar Co., Ltd
By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer
By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop
By William R. Warner
By Daniel Lyons
By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman
By James Champlin Fernald
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
Same etymon. This word, taken in an extended sense, expresses the condition of all organized bodies, - of being subject to the cessation of life. In the sense in which it is most frequently employed, signifies, - theproportional quantity of individuals who, in a certain population, die in a given time. If we assume the population of the earth to be one thousand millions, and a generation to last thirtythree years; in that space of time the one thousand millions must all die, and consequently, the number of death will be, by approximation. If, on the other hand, as has been supposed, the number of deaths is to that of the births as ten to twelve. It has been estimated that the average mortality of the Pays du Vaud, is 1 in 49; of Sweden and Holland, 1 in 48; of Russia, 1 in 41; of France, 1 in 40; of Austria, 1 in 38; of Prussia and Naples, 1 in 33 to 35; of England, 1 in 45; and of South America, 1 in 30. The same rate of mortality has been given to the United States as to France; but the statistical details on all this matter have been inadequate, and- it is not improbable- inaccurate. The following has been given as the annual mortality of some of the chief cities of this country and Europe: (See the author's Human Health, p.101: Philadelphia, 1844) Philadelphia, 1 in 45-68; Glasgow, 1 in 44; Manchester, 1 in 44; Geneva, 1 in 43; Boston, 1 in 41-26; Baltimore, 1 in 41; London, 1 in 40; New York, 1 in 37-83; St. Petersburg, 1 in 37; Charleston, 1 in 36-50; Leghorn 1 in 35; Berlin, 1 in 34; Paris, Lyons Strasburg, and Barcelona, 1 in 32; Nice and Palermo, 1 in 31; Madrid, 1 in 29; Naples, 1 in 28; Brussels, 1 in 26; Rome, 1 in 25; Amsterdam, 1 in 24; and Vienna, 1 in 22 1/2.
By Robley Dunglison
By Smith Ely Jelliffe