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noun as in death notice

noun as in funeral

noun as in obituary

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Example Sentences

By mid-April, she had collected 150, which she started posting as tweet-length obits to her personal Twitter account.

Marilyn Johnson has written fascinating books about obit writers and librarians.

“An artist, a bohemian, lover of music, men, food, clothing, travel, politics, and peace,” the obit in a local paper said of her.

Would a male scientist have drawn such an obit opening about his great fatherhood skills?

To write his obit would be to admit that he was going to die, and who wanted to admit such a thing?

Nothing against her, but I kinda can't believe that Donna Summer's obit made A1 of the Times.

She mentioned also that you were entering into a post obit transaction.

According to the obit-book of the cathedral of Aberdeen, he died on the 13th of March 1395.

She hoped he had put in all the details that the Journal Style booklet had said were necessary for the well-written obit.

At every months mind, years mind, or obit, the curate has 8d.

That's what they call giving a post-obit; and a bad thing it is, as Pierce found.


On this page you'll find 29 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to obit, such as: death announcement, mortuary tribute, and necrology.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.