[oh-bich-oo-er-ee] /oʊˈbɪtʃ uˌɛr i/
noun, plural obituaries.
a notice of the death of a person, often with a biographical sketch, as in a newspaper.
of, relating to, or recording a death or deaths:
the obituary page of a newspaper.
noun (pl) -aries
a published announcement of a death, often accompanied by a short biography of the dead person
1706, “register of deaths,” from Medieval Latin obituarius “a record of the death of a person,” literally “pertaining to death,” from Latin obitus “departure, a going to meet, encounter” (a euphemism for “death”), from stem of obire “go toward, go to meet” (as in mortem obire “meet death”), from ob “to, toward” (see ob-) + ire “to go” (see ion). Meaning “record or announcement of a death, especially in a newspaper, and including a brief biographical sketch” is from 1738. As an adjective from 1828. A similar euphemism is in Old English cognate forðfaran “to die,” literally “to go forth;” utsið “death,” literally “going out, departure.”
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