undead

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Etymology[edit]

un- +‎ dead

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Adjective[edit]

undead (not comparable)

  1. Pertaining to a corpse, though having qualities of life.
  2. (horror fiction) Being animate, though non-living.

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Noun[edit]

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undead (usually uncountable, plural undeads)

  1. (usually preceded by "the") Those creatures which are dead yet still moving.
    In the zombie movie, an army of the undead accosted some nubile skinny-dipping teenagers.
    • 1997, Carol Margaret Davison, Paul Simpson-Housley, Bram Stoker's Dracula: sucking through the century, 1897-1997
      Innocent VIII lent credibility to the actual existence of undeads, an action that perpetuated, and even stimulated, vampire hysteria.

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