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undead

[ uhn-ded ]
/ ˌʌnˈdɛd /
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adjective
no longer alive but animated by a supernatural force, as a vampire or zombie.
noun Usually the undead .(used with a plural verb)
undead beings collectively.
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Origin of undead

First recorded in 1895–1900; un-1 + dead
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How to use undead in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for undead

undead
/ (ʌnˈdɛd) /

adjective
  1. (of a fictional being, such as a vampire) technically dead but reanimated
  2. (as collective noun; preceded by the)the undead
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