Requiem – A Christian ceremony at which people honour and pray to a dead person
To remember the definition of the word requiem, use the following mnemonic:
So wrecked were all of them (requiem) that a priest even prayed over them thinking they were dead.
Examples of requiem in a sentence
There won't be a requiem for him, I don't think anyone liked him.
She tried to compose a requiem befitting of her best friend who had passed away.
The whole town turned up for her requiem.