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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undead pl ‎(plural only)

  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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