[ dih-seest ]
/ dɪˈsist /
no longer living; dead.
- the particular dead person or persons referred to.
- dead persons collectively: to speak well of the deceased.
Words nearby deceased
OTHER WORDS FROM deceasedun·de·ceased, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH deceaseddeceased diseased
synonym study for deceased
1. See dead.
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British Dictionary definitions for deceased's
/ (dɪˈsiːst) /
- a more formal word for dead (def. 1)
- (as noun)the deceased
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