A brief literary piece commemorating a deceased person.
In ancient Greek literature, an ode sung by a single voice, as in a tragedy; lyric solo, generally a lament or dirge
A composition in verse rather than in prose:
The definition of a requiem is a song, chant or poem for someone who died.
Find another word for elegy. In this page you can discover 15 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for elegy, like: dirge, funeral poem, epitaph, monody, poem, lament, ode, epithalamion, elegiac, epithalamium and sonnets.