Example sentences for: deceased

How can you use “deceased” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Both parents are deceased, and after numerous efforts to get along with my sibs, I just quit having any contact with them.

  • Jefferson's wife, Martha, was deceased.

  • Yard shrines that incorporate a nicho are set up as a place of worship in the yard to commemorate a deceased relative or as a fulfillment of a vow.

  • Walsh quite rightly points out that his investigation was undermined at the outset by the congressional Iran-Contra committee's decision to grant immunity to Oliver North and White House National Security Adviser John Poindexter who, along with the conveniently deceased CIA Director William Casey, appear to have been the chief conspirators in the plot.

  • Mellow, a National Book Award winner, died before completing this long biography of the photographer and writer--making it this summer's third example (after Ernest Hemingway's True at First Light and Ralph Ellison's Juneteenth ) of an unfinished work by a deceased author published before proper completion.


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