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funereal

adjective fu·ne·re·al \fy-ˈnir-ē-əl\

: very sad and serious : suggesting a funeral

Full Definition of FUNEREAL

1
:  of or relating to a funeral
2
:  befitting or suggesting a funeral (as in solemnity)
fu·ne·re·al·ly \-ə-lē\ adverb

Examples of FUNEREAL

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

Origin of FUNEREAL

Latin funereus, from funer-, funus
First Known Use: 1725

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