obituary

[n] - a notice of someone`s death
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obituary

Notice of a death, usually in the form of a short biography of the deceased. Often printed in newspapers, an obituary is generally written to celebrate the life of a famous or influential person. ...
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Obituary

public notice of the death of an individual. May include an account of the life of the person.
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Obituary

O·bit'u·a·ry adjective [ See Obit .] Of or pertaining to the death of a person or persons; as, an obituary notice; obituary poetry.
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obituary

Origin: Cf. F. Obituaire. See Obit. ... 1. That which pertains to, or is called forth by, the obit or death of a person; especially, an account of a deceased person; a notice of the death of a person, accompanied by a biographical sketch. ... 2. A list of the dead, or a register of anniversary days when service is performed for the dead. ... Source...
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obituary

obit noun a notice of someone`s death; usually includes a short biography
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Obituary

• (n.) A list of the dead, or a register of anniversary days when service is performed for the dead. • (n.) 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.
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obituary

obituary; obiit. obit. 1. He [or she] died. 2. Etymology: from 1706, 'register of deaths'; from Middle Latin obituarius, 'a record of the death of a person'; literally, 'pertaining to death', from Latin obitus, 'departure, a going to meet, an encounter' (a euphemism for 'death'); from the stem of obire, 'go to meet'; such as in mortem obire 'to me...
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obituary

Notice of a death, usually in the form of a short biography of the deceased. Often printed in newspapers, an obituary is generally written to celebrate the life of a famous or influential person
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obituary

An article summarising the life and achievements of a person recently dead.
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Obituary

[short story] Obituary is a science fiction short story by Isaac Asimov. It was first published in the August 1959 issue of The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction and reprinted in Asimov`s 1968 collection Asimov`s Mysteries. The story originated when Asimov read the obituary of his friend Cyril Kornbluth in the New York Times, and foun...
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Obituary

An obituary is a news article that reports the recent death of a person, typically along with an account of the person`s life and information about the upcoming funeral. In large cities and larger newspapers, obituaries are written only for people considered significant. In local newspapers, an obituary may be published for any local resident upo....
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