requiem

[ɹ_ˈɛ_k_w_ɪ__ˌɛ_m], [ɹˈɛkwɪˌɛm], [ɹˈɛkwɪˌɛm]

Antonyms for requiem:

eulogy, paean, panegyric, encomium.


Definitions of requiem:

  1.   a musical setting for a Mass celebrating the dead – Wordnet Dictionary DB
  2.   Rest; quiet; peace. – Newage Dictionary DB
  3.   Any grand musical composition, performed in honor of a deceased person. – Newage Dictionary DB
  4.   A hymn or mass sung for the quiet or rest of the soul of the dead: a grand musical composition in honor of the dead. – The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  5.   A grand musical composition performed in the R. Cath. Ch. in honour of a deceased person, so called from " requiem," the first of the Latin words of the hymn; a musical mass for the repose of the soul of the dead. – Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  6.   a Mass celebrated for the dead – Wordnet Dictionary DB
  7.   a song or hymn of mourning composed or performed as a memorial to a dead person – Wordnet Dictionary DB
  8.   A Mass sung for the repose of the souls of the dead; the music for such a Mass; any hymn cr solemn musical service in honor of the dead. – The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  9.   Hymn or mass sung for the repose of departed souls. – The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  10.   A hymn or mass sung for the repose of the soul of the dead, beginning with this word; a musical composition in honour of some dead person. – Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  11.   A hymn, dirge, or mass for the dead. – The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  12.   A mass said or sung for the repose of a departed soul. – Newage Dictionary DB

Quotes for requiem:

  1. At the end of Requiem all I wanted to do was get a DV camera and just do a small film. But then the hunger comes back. – Darren Aronofsky
  2. I hope that Requiem is better than Pi. I hope that Pi is better than my student films, and I'm hoping that I'm getting better as I get older. – Darren Aronofsky

Usage examples for requiem:

  1. He rose as he spoke, and opening the door, the monks re- entered, and placing themselves at the head of the bier, chanted the vesper requiem – The Scottish Chiefs by Jane Porter
  2. Then " Last Post," the requiem of every soldier of the King, swells out, sweet and true. ” – The First Hundred Thousand by Ian Hay
  3. “ For some time, the elements alone were heard sighing a sort of hoarse requiem over the victims of their conflict. ” – The Red Rover by James Fenimore Cooper
  4. From the volume of poems called Underwoods, read The Celestial Surgeon and Requiem – Halleck's New English Literature by Reuben P. Halleck
  5. The other side bears the name and dates and the requiem Under the wide and starry sky, Dig the grave and let me lie. ” – The Life of Mrs. Robert Louis Stevenson by Nellie Van de Grift Sanchez
  6. “ Cherubini's Second Requiem in D minor, for male voices only, was used. ” – Memoirs of James Robert Hope-Scott, Volume 2 by Robert Ornsby
  7. Alone on the waters, months after the event, and five thousand miles from the scene of his fate, we gave a sailor's requiem to a brave and accomplished officer. ” – Journal of an African Cruiser by Horatio Bridge
  8. “ No requiem only the murmuring in the boughs above, those far- away voices, dearer to him, perhaps,- and to his companion in the grave beside,- than all other music. ” – The Pines of Lory by John Ames Mitchell
  9. The summer wind that played among the roses, lifting the golden, rippling hair from Lillian's forehead and tossing her little girl's curls into Lord Earle's face, was singing a sweet, low requiem among the trees that shaded the grave of Beatrice Earle. ” – Dora Thorne by Charlotte M. Braeme
  10. Ye winds, that move over the mighty places of the West, chant his requiem – The Art of Public Speaking by Dale Carnagey (AKA Dale Carnegie) and J. Berg Esenwein
  11. Now give me yonder black cloak; they are assembling for the requiem – The Caged Lion by Charlotte M. Yonge
  12. There is also some talk of a musical festival under Berlioz's direction at Brunswick next summer, where his Requiem and Te Deum are to be performed. ” – Correspondence of Wagner and Liszt, Volume 1 by Francis Hueffer (translator)
  13. That in her madness she had brought That loved and lost one, for a feast, To vulture and to prowling beast, Where all things fierce and wild had come To howl a horrid requiem – The Portland Sketch Book by Various
  14. There chant my solemn requiem In Hexham's holy towers; And let six maids of fair Tynedale Scatter my grave with flowers. ” – Northumberland Yesterday and To-day by Jean F. Terry
  15. “ To Alf and Johnnie the fall brought unalloyed joy and promise; to those who were older, something akin to melancholy, which deepened with the autumn of their life; while to Mr. Alvord every breeze was a sigh, every rising wind a mournful requiem and every trace of change a reminder that his spring and summer had passed forever, leaving only a harvest of bitter memories. ” – Nature's Serial Story by E. P. Roe
  16. The bells sounded dretful melancholy and heart achin' to me; that day they seemed to be soundin' a requiem clear from California to Jonesville for the good Man who had passed away. ” – Samantha at the World's Fair by Marietta Holley
  17. By the greatest of luck they're giving a special concert for some charity or other, a beautiful program; a sort of musical requiem – The Bent Twig by Dorothy Canfield
  18. Overhead the always green branches would sing a gentle requiem in the breeze the whole year through. ” – The Auto Boys' Vacation by James A. Braden
  19. And that music is her requiem and his too! ” – Kathay: A Cruise in the China Seas by W. Hastings Macaulay
  20. And then, he crept across the deck to the rail; and, drawing himself back to give his arm full play, he hurled the bundle with all his strength far out over the ship's side- and as he hurled it, in requiem as it were for Jean Laparde, through the night there crashed, and boomed, and moaned, and whined anew the sullen blast of the siren. ” – The Belovéd Traitor by Frank L. Packard

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