[ US /oʊˈbɪtʃuˌɛɹi/ ]
[ UK /ɒbˈɪt‍ʃɔːɹˌi/ ]
  1. a notice of someone's death; usually includes a short biography
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How To Use obituary In A Sentence

  • Clinton almost delivered his own political obituary in droning on far longer than he should have, although by 1992 that was mostly forgotten. Your Right Hand Thief
  • Every day that passes sees the obituary columns of broadsheet newspapers bring us more examples.
  • Shortly afterwards the Guardian, a British broadsheet newspaper, published the obituary of Cohn Osman, founder of Creative Camera.
  • He thoroughly deserved his long obituary, the tone of which is almost adulatory in parts, even allowing for the deferential standards of the time.
  • Had it not been for the obituary notice they placed in the Mumbai newspapers, this once well-known abstractionist's death on June 23, at the age of 76, might have passed unnoticed.
  • I'm sorry I didn't mention that when I wrote his obituary or delivered his eulogy.
  • Oh, and yes, you read the obituary correctly - he is survived by his older sister, my great-aunt Shirley.
  • Alongside is her name in black bold square print - the kind used in obituary notices.
  • According to an obituary in the British Medical Journal in 1934, Bevan-Brown taught a long series of house surgeons at Christchurch Hospital and was associated with St George's Hospital, the Karitane Hospital, and the St John Ambulance Association. Stuff.co.nz - Stuff
  • The obituary is highly laudatory, a testimony of praise for a creative artist.
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