[ nuh-krol-uh-jee, ne- ]
/ nəˈkrɒl ə dʒi, nɛ- /
noun, plural ne·crol·o·gies.
a list of persons who have died within a certain time.
a notice of death; obituary.
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OTHER WORDS FROM necrologynec·ro·log·i·cal [nek-ruh-loj-i-kuh l] /ˌnɛk rəˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl/, nec·ro·log·ic, adjectivenec·ro·log·i·cal·ly, adverbne·crol·o·gist, noun
Words nearby necrology
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Example sentences from the Web for necrology
Necrology—The association has lost heavily by death during the past year.
British Dictionary definitions for necrology
/ (nɛˈkrɒlədʒɪ) /
noun plural -gies
a list of people recently dead
a less common word for obituary
Derived forms of necrologynecrological (ˌnɛkrəˈlɒdʒɪkəl), adjectivenecrologist, noun
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Medical definitions for necrology
[ nə-krŏl′ə-jē ]
The science of the collection, classification, and interpretation of mortality statistics.
Other words from necrologyne•crol′o•gist n.
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