necrology

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

Definition of necrology 

1 : obituary

2 : a list of the recently dead

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Other Words from necrology

necrological \ˌne-krə-ˈlä-ji-kəl \ adjective
necrologist \nə-ˈkrä-lə-jist, ne- \ noun

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Synonyms

obit, obituary

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Examples of necrology in a Sentence

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

First Known Use of necrology

1799, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for necrology

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

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The first known use of necrology was in 1799

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