necrology

noun ne·crol·o·gy \ nə-ˈkrä-lə-jē , ne- \

Definition of necrology

plural necrologies
2 :a list of the recently dead

necrological

play \ˌne-krə-ˈlä-ji-kəl\ adjective

necrologist

play \nə-ˈkrä-lə-jist, ne-\ noun

Examples of necrology in a Sentence

  1. the club's founder recently died, and this month's newsletter includes a lengthy necrology

Origin and Etymology of necrology

New Latin necrologium, from necr- + -logium (as in Medieval Latin eulogium eulogy)

necrology Synonyms



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