memento mori definition

  • noun:
    • A reminder of demise or death, particularly a death's-head.
    • A reminder of man problems or errors.
    • A decorative item, typically an ornament for person, containing emblems of demise or of passing away of life: common when you look at the sixteenth century.
    • a reminder (as a death's head) of mortality
  • others:
    • Lit., don't forget to perish, i.e., that you must die; a warning becoming prepared for demise; an object, as a death's-head or your own ornament, often emblematic, utilized as a reminder of demise.

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