What does Mortuary mean?

Definitions for Mortuary
ˈmɔr tʃuˌɛr iMor·tu·a·ry

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. morgue, mortuary, dead roomadjective

    a building (or room) where dead bodies are kept before burial or cremation

  2. mortuaryadjective

    of or relating to or characteristic of death

  3. mortuaryadjective

    of or relating to a funeral

GCIDE

  1. Mortuarynoun

    A funeral home.

    Etymology: [LL. mortuarium. See Mortuary, a.]

Wiktionary

  1. mortuarynoun

    a place where dead bodies are stored prior to burial or cremation

    Etymology: From mortuarie, from mortuarium, neuter form of mortuarius, from mortuus, perfect passive participle of morior.

  2. mortuarynoun

    a morgue

    Etymology: From mortuarie, from mortuarium, neuter form of mortuarius, from mortuus, perfect passive participle of morior.

  3. mortuaryadjective

    of, or relating to death or a funeral; funereal

    Etymology: From mortuarie, from mortuarium, neuter form of mortuarius, from mortuus, perfect passive participle of morior.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Mortuaryadjective

    a sort of ecclesiastical heriot, a customary gift claimed by, and due to, the minister of a parish on the death of a parishioner. It seems to have been originally a voluntary bequest or donation, intended to make amends for any failure in the payment of tithes of which the deceased had been guilty

    Etymology: [LL. mortuarium. See Mortuary, a.]

  2. Mortuaryadjective

    a burial place; a place for the dead

    Etymology: [LL. mortuarium. See Mortuary, a.]

  3. Mortuaryadjective

    a place for the reception of the dead before burial; a deadhouse; a morgue

    Etymology: [LL. mortuarium. See Mortuary, a.]

  4. Mortuaryadjective

    of or pertaining to the dead; as, mortuary monuments

    Etymology: [LL. mortuarium. See Mortuary, a.]

Freebase

  1. Mortuary

    Mortuary is a 2005 American zombie film directed by Tobe Hooper. It stars Dan Byrd, Alexandra Adi and Denise Crosby.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Mortuary

    mort′ū-ar-i, n. adj. belonging to the burial of the dead.—n. a burial-place, place for the temporary reception of the dead: a gift claimed by the minister of a parish on the death of a parishioner. [Low L.,—L. mortuus, dead, mori, to die.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Mortuary in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Mortuary in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of Mortuary in a Sentence

  1. Cal Potter:

    They were devastated three days later when they went to the mortuary and learned that Carlos had ... multiple gunshot wounds to his face and upper body.

  2. Andre Strauss:

    This ritualized decapitation attests to the early sophistication of mortuary rituals among hunter-gatherers in the Americas, geographically, it expands the known range of decapitation in more than 2,000 kilometers (about 1,240 miles), showing that during the early Holocene, this was not a phenomenon restricted to the western part of the continent as previously assumed.

  3. Emeasoba George:

    Jealousy/Covetousness is all about being concerned with other people's blessings rather than yours. But may I tell you this. You shouldn't be concerned with anybody's blessing. Yes, because every living human is blessed. Oh! Yes, it's a matter of mentality. Besides, if not for any other thing/reason. At least, the life you are living presently is being denied to many people out there in the mortuary. At this juncture, I hope you've realized truly you are not expected to covet/jealous anyone for any reason. Thus, go ahead and appreciate whatever you've got currently. And do glorify/thank God almighty who is the sole giver and taker of life/grace/wisdom/insight/every other true blessing.

  4. Julius Mucunguzi:

    There are wards which were completely washed away. The mortuary was swept away. You wouldn't know that once upon a time there was a mortuary there. The drugs and drug stores were washed away.

  5. Ram Kishan Yadav:

    These body parts were to be shifted to the district hospital mortuary, but we don't know how they have since been kept here in the police station, an investigation is still ongoing.

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