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deceased

de·ceased

deceased

 
pronunciation:
dih sist
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
part of speech: adjective
definition: no longer alive; dead.
Three of my four grandparents are deceased.
synonyms:
dead, late
similar words:
extinct, gone
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a particular dead person or persons(usually used "the").
The minister spoke highly of the deceased at her funeral.
synonyms:
dead
similar words:
corpse