death that occurs from natural causes, as disease or old age, rather than from violence or an accident.
FOR POSTERITY’S SAKE, TAKE THIS WORD OF THE DAY QUIZ!
Are words your bailiwick? Take the latest quiz on the words from July 6 to July 12 to find out.
Question 1 of 7
Origin of natural death
First recorded in 1570–80
Words nearby natural death
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020