Definition of unburied in English:

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Pronunciation: /ʌnˈbɛrɪd/


(Especially of a dead body) not buried.
Example sentences
  • He ordered her to cast his unburied body into the middle of the public square.
  • The fighting was some of the worst in the war, with wounded being hit again as they lay on stretchers, and the smell of unburied bodies polluting the position.
  • A few months later other concentration camps are liberated - among them Bergen-Belsen, where thousands of unburied bodies are strewn over the ground.

Words that rhyme with unburied

serried, viverrid

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