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sepulchral

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adjective se·pul·chral \sə-ˈpəl-krəl also -ˈpu̇l-\

Simple Definition of sepulchral

  • : very sad and serious : very dismal or gloomy

  • : of or relating to a sepulchre

Full Definition of sepulchral

  1. 1 :  of or relating to a sepulchre <sepulchral inscriptions>

  2. 2 :  suited to or suggestive of a sepulchre :  funereal <spoke in sepulchral whispers>

se·pul·chral·ly play \-krə-lē\ adverb

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