(O*bit"u*al) a. [L. obitus death. See Obit.] Of or pertaining to obits, or days when obits are
celebrated; as, obitual days. Smart.
(O*bit"u*a*ri*ly) adv. In the manner of an obituary.
(O*bit"u*a*ry) a. [See Obit.] Of or pertaining to the death of a person or persons; as, an
obituary notice; obituary poetry.
(O*bit"u*a*ry), n.; pl. Obituaries [Cf. F. obituaire. See Obit.]
1. That which pertains to, or is called forth by, the obit or death of a person; esp., an account of a deceased
person; a notice of the death of a person, accompanied by a biographical sketch.
2. (R.C.Ch.) A list of the dead, or a register of anniversary days when service is performed for the
(Ob*ject") v. t. [imp. & p. p. Objected; p. pr. & vb. n. Objecting.] [L. objectus, p. p. of objicere,
obicere, to throw or put before, to oppose; ob (see Ob-) + jacere to throw: cf. objecter. See Jet a
1. To set before or against; to bring into opposition; to oppose. [Obs.]
Of less account some knight thereto object,Fairfax.
Whose loss so great and harmful can not prove.
Some strong impediment or other objecting itself.Hooker.
Pallas to their eyesPope.
The mist objected, and condensed the skies.
2. To offer in opposition as a criminal charge or by way of accusation or reproach; to adduce as an objection
or adverse reason.
He gave to him to object his heinous crime.Spencer.
Others object the poverty of the nation.Addison.
The book . . . giveth liberty to object any crime against such as are to be ordered.Whitgift.
(Ob*ject"), v. i. To make opposition in words or argument; usually followed by to. Sir. T.
(Ob"ject) n. [L. objectus. See Object, v. t.]