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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

Full Definition of funereal

  1. 1 :  of or relating to a funeral

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

fu·ne·re·al·ly play \-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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