Thesaurus

obsequy

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of obsequy

usually obsequies plural the act or ceremony of putting a dead body in its final resting place
  • the murder victim's father was the chief mourner at the obsequies

Synonyms for obsequy

Words Related to obsequy

Near Antonyms for obsequy

Antonyms for obsequy

See the Dictionary Definition 

Learn More About obsequy

Time Traveler for obsequy

Time Traveler

The first known use of obsequy was in the 15th century

See more words from the same century

Thesaurus Entries Near obsequy

obsequiousness

obsequy

observability

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Obsequy.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/obsequy. Accessed 7 Jul. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More from Merriam-Webster on obsequy

Nglish: Translation of obsequy for Spanish Speakers

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Great Words for Scrabble

  • scrabble tiles that read scrabble quiz
  • Which of the following Q-without-U words means the number five in cards or dice?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!