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funereal

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adjective fu·ne·re·al \fyu̇-ˈnir-ē-əl\

Simple Definition of funereal

  • : very sad and serious : suggesting a funeral

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of funereal

  1. 1 :  of or relating to a funeral

  2. 2 :  befitting or suggesting a funeral (as in solemnity)

funereally

play \-ə-lē\ adverb

Examples of funereal in a sentence

  1. <shivered with cold in the dark and funereal Victorian mansion>



Origin and Etymology of funereal

Latin funereus, from funer-, funus


First Known Use: 1725



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