About The Word Obituary

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Obituary

Obituary Meaning & Definition
Obituary Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Obituary?

[n] a notice of someone's death; usually includes a short biography

Synonyms | Synonyms for Obituary: necrology | obit

Related Terms | Find terms related to Obituary: adventures | annals | arch | archival | autobiography | barrow | bill of mortality | biographical sketch | biography | body count | boundary stone | brass | bust | cairn | case history | casualty list | cenotaph | chronicle | chronicles | chronology | cinerary | Clio | column | confessions | cromlech | cross | cup | curriculum vitae | cyclolith | death roll | diary | dirgelike | dismal | documental | documentary | documentational | dolmen | epigraphic | epitaphic | eulogy | exequial | experiences | feral | footstone | fortunes | funebrial | funebrious | funebrous | funeral | funerary | funereal | grave | gravestone | hagiography | hagiology | headstone | historiography | history | hoarstone | inscription | journal | legend | life | life and letters | life story | marker | martyrology | mausoleum | megalith | memento | memoir | memoirs | memorabilia | memorial | memorial arch | memorial column | memorial statue | memorial stone | memorials | menhir | monolith | monument | mortuary | mortuary roll | mound | mournful | Muse of history | necrological | necrologue | necrology | obelisk | obit | obsequial | photobiography | pillar | plaque | prize | profile | pyramid | record | register of deaths | reliquary | remembrance | resume | ribbon | rostral column | sepulchral | shaft | shrine | stela | stone | story | stupa | tablet | testimonial | theory of history | tomb | tombstone | tope | trophy

See Also | announcement | promulgation

Obituary In Webster's Dictionary

\O*bit"u*a*ry\, n.; pl. {Obituaries}. [Cf. F. obituaire. See {Obit}.] 1. That which pertains to, or is called forth by, the obit or death of a person; esp., an account of a deceased person; a notice of the death of a person, accompanied by a biographical sketch. 2. (R.C.Ch.) A list of the dead, or a register of anniversary days when service is performed for the dead.

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