deceased

Part of speech: adjective

Dead.

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Usage examples "deceased":

  1. I got access to the manuscript papers of a deceased friend, who had been in the trade. - "The History of the Rise, Progress and Accomplishment of the Abolition of the African Slave Trade by the British Parliament (1808), Vol. I", Thomas Clarkson.
  2. I cannot tell you where my pistol was, and I must decline to say one word at present of the cause of my late quarrel with the deceased." - "Marion's Faith.", Charles King.
  3. Silent and sad, he stood a moment near the door, leaning on his stick; then he joined the funeral procession, in which there was neither daughter nor son- in- law nor grandson, only the servants, the neighbours, and distant relatives of the deceased. - "Iermola", Joseph Ignatius Kraszewksi.