- a list of people who have died within a certain period, as that in a newspaper
- a death notice; obituary
Origin of necrologyModern Latin necrologium: see necro- and -logy
- A list of people who have died, especially in the recent past or during a specific period.
- An obituary.
- nec′ro·log′ic nec′ro·log′i·cal
From necro- +"Ž -logy.