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mortality
used in The Bluest Eye

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Definition
the quality of being mortal (subject to death)

or:

death rate — often given per 1,000 people per year
  • It seemed so sad, so frivolous, that mere mortality, not judgment, kept him from it.
    4 — Spring (89% in)

There are no more uses of "mortality" in The Bluest Eye.

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