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Deceased person   /dɪsˈist pˈərsən/   Listen
Deceased person

Someone who is no longer alive.  Synonyms: dead person, dead soul, deceased, decedent, departed.

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"Deceased person" Quotes from Famous Books

... certain evening mentioned a wholly supposititious manner of death (which was not the real manner of death, nor anything at all like it) within the range of his listening ears. And supposing that a spirit presently afterwards rapped out its presence, claiming to be the spirit of that deceased person, and claiming to have departed this life in that supposititious way. Would that be a lying spirit? Or would it he a something else, tainting all that Medium's statements and suppressions, even if they were not in themselves of a ...
— Contributions to All The Year Round • Charles Dickens

... accompanied with prayers, the son bearing his fathers head. On their departure from the field, the vultures of the country, accustomed to similar banquets, come down from the mountains, and carry off all the remains of the deceased person; who is thereupon pronounced holy, because the angels of God, as they say, have carried him to paradise. When the procession returns to the dwelling of the deceased, the son boils the head of his father, and eats the flesh, converting the skull into a drinking ...
— A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Vol. 1 • Robert Kerr

Words linked to "Deceased person" :   person, soul, living dead, zombie, individual, Lazarus, zombi, dead, infernal, somebody, mortal, someone

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