Non living monsters and, in some sytems, players. Examples: Skeletons, ghosts, vampires, zombies, mummys, etc.
corpses animated with the power of unlife, whether grossly or subtly. Undead beings range from the crude skeletons and zombies to the sophisticated vampires and liches.
Undead are fallen warriors who have been brought back to life to fight for the horde under, Sylvanas Windrunner. For more info see: WoW Community Site: Undead
Monsters brought back from death to a cruel mockery of life. Some of them are mindless drones, others are conscious and cunning, but all of them lack a soul. For example, zombies, skeletons and vampires, are undead.
a once-living creature animated by spiritual or supernatural forces
Dead bodies reanimated by a Necromancer. In the scope of Prydaen history, this refers specifically to fallen Prydaen and Rakash who were brought back to "un-life" by the vile Necromancer Lyras. The Prydaen and Rakash fled eastward from the homeland to escape the undead, and raised the Great Barrier to keep them at bay. The Undead do not sleep or feed, and retain all the strength and battle prowess of their living selves. During the migration, the Prydaen and Rakash took to burning their fallen kin to prevent them from being raised by the Necromancer. It is believed that the spirit of an undead Prydaen is trapped in its corpse and cannot return to the Wheel.
"zombie; cadavere rianimato"
Undead is a collective name for mythological entities that are deceased yet behave as if alive. Undead may be spiritual, such as ghosts, or corporeal, such as Zombies. Undead are featured in the legends of most cultures and in many works of fiction, especially fantasy and horror fiction.
Undead in the Warhammer Fantasy setting can refer to both the Undead in general and to the undivided army of Warhammer Fantasy Battle tabletop game prior to splitting the concept into two covered by separate supplements: the Vampire Counts and the Tomb Kings.
Undead is a 2003 Australian horror film, directed by Michael & Peter Spierig and starring Felicity Mason.
The Undead are a fictional undead race in Blizzard Entertainments Warcraft video game and book series.
In the Dungeons & Dragons fantasy role-playing game, undead is a type of creature, or "creature type". Undead creatures were most often once-living creatures, which have been animated by spiritual or supernatural forces.