a list of persons who have died within a certain time.
a notice of death; obituary.
- nec·ro·log·i·cal [nek-ruh-loj-i-kuhl], /ˌnɛk rəˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl/, nec·ro·log·ic, adjective
- nec·ro·log·i·cal·ly, adverb
- ne·crol·o·gist, noun
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How to use necrology in a sentence
necrology—The association has lost heavily by death during the past year.
British Dictionary definitions for necrology
a list of people recently dead
a less common word for obituary
- necrological (ˌnɛkrəˈlɒdʒɪkəl), adjective
- necrologist, noun
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