LANGUAGE DEATH By N., Pam M.S. - May 11, 2013 the extinction of language. The usual cause is gradual shift to the use of another language. LANGUAGE DEATH: "Language Death is the extinction of a language. " Related Psychology Terms CULTURE LAG 1 PARTIAL REINFORCEMENT EFFECT TARGET LANGUAGE SOURCE LANGUAGE IRREGULAR NATURAL LANGUAGE ARTIFICIAL LANGUAGE CAUTIOUS SHIFT RECEPTIVE LANGUAGE LANGUAGE TRANSFER Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "LANGUAGE DEATH," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/language-death/ (accessed February 25, 2020).