undead

[uhn-ded]
adjective
1.
no longer alive but animated by a supernatural force, as a vampire or zombie.
noun
2.
(used with a plural verb) undead beings collectively (usually preceded by the ).

Origin:
1895–1900

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undead (ʌnˈdɛd)
 
adj
a.  (of a fictional being, such as a vampire) technically dead but reanimated
 b.  (as collective noun; preceded by the): the undead

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Word Origin & History

undead
"neither dead nor alive," c.1400, from un- (1) "not" + dead.
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Example sentences
Ya, religious people aren't crazy enough to believe in spirits and the undead
  walking among us.
He is a true undead, such as he will be actually physically possible to
  construct, which is debatable.
Despite legends and ancient folklore, undead physiology has been proven to
  possess no powers of regeneration.
Although its meaning has changed slightly over the years, it refers to a human
  corpse mysteriously reanimated to serve the undead.
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