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adjective as in no longer alive but animated by a supernatural force

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In popular culture and fantasy genre, we are accustomed to depictions of undead, dragons, elves, and dwarves.

These poor creatures are not undead monsters out to eat brains.

Nevertheless, viral moments can be reanimated with just the slightest touch of attention, becoming an undead trend ambling through Facebook news feeds and panicked parent groups.

The new installment, arriving seven years after the original, still focuses on leaping across rooftops and evading the undead.

From Time

Many subscription businesses have fought the war against the undead — their churn risks — with traditional tactics, such as discounts for resubscription, free tote bags or gifts, refer-a-friend bonuses and so on.

From Digiday

Meanwhile, Only Lovers Left Alive uses the city as a character as undead and ghostly as its human leads.

With a force as essentially repetitive as the undead, changing locations (and plots) gives the show life.

While Maggie, Daryl, Sasha and the others frantically chip away at the undead swarm, Rick hesitates.

His centuries-old lover, Eve (Tilda Swinton), lives out in Tangiers, and has a more positive outlook on the undead life.

For the most part, undead Canadians reject the violent methods of the more militant zombies.

Give them outsized, bat-adorned tools and get them to play at construction activity in thumpy, undead pantomime.

They seemed to watch her with the awful patience of the undead.

If those undead things materialized while he lay among them!

If I followed those undead things, they might capture me, but it seemed worse to stay there in that dreadful dark.

Usually some of our captives live from full moon to full moon before they become like those of the galley—the undead.


On this page you'll find 12 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to undead, such as: demonic, exanimate, possessed, fiendish, ghostly, and haunted.

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