1. obituary

noun. ['oʊˈbɪtʃuːˌɛri'] a notice of someone's death; usually includes a short biography.


  • necrology
  • notice


  • inattention
  • ignore


  • obituarius (Latin)
  • obitus (Latin)

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Rhymes with Obituary

  • actuary
  • ancillary
  • apothecary
  • arbitrary
  • arbitrary
  • aviary
  • budgetary
  • contemporary
  • customary
  • deflationary
  • dictionary
  • dietary
  • dignitary
  • disciplinary
  • discretionary
  • disinflationary
  • dispensary
  • diversionary
  • diversionary
  • dromedary

How do you pronounce obituary?

Pronounce obituary as oʊˈbɪʧuˌɛri.

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Sentences with obituary

1. Adjective
If this is the case, they will usually state as much in the death notice or obituary.

2. Noun, singular or mass
If the deceased had a special pet, you might want to mention this in the obituary.

Quotes about obituary

1. Be natural my children. For the writer that is natural has fulfilled all the rules of art."(Last words, according to Dickens's obituary in The Times.)
- Charles Dickens, Five Novels: Oliver Twist, A Christmas Carol, David Copperfield, A Tale of Two Cities, Great Expectations

2. When they write my obituary. Tomorrow. Or the next day. It will say, Leo Gursky is survived by an apartment full of shit
- Nicole Krauss, The History of Love

3. I don't care if the New York Times writes an obituary for me. I just want you to write one. ... You say you're not special because the world doesn't know about you, but that's an insult to me. I know about you.
- John Green, The Fault in Our Stars