DEATH By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 noun. 1. the lasting cessation of tangible and cognitive procedures within a living being. 2. the weakening or deterioration of a biological cell. DEATH: "Many people struggle with the concept that they will one day face and succumb to death." Related Psychology Terms ONTOGENY VITALISM ALCOHOLIC CEREBELLAR DEGENERATION ALGOPSYCHALIA CONSOLIDATION NUCLEUS AGGRESSION PREFORMISM OPERATORS IRREVERSIBLE DECREMENT MODEL Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "DEATH," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/death/ (accessed September 21, 2019).