Examples of funereal in a Sentence
shivered with cold in the dark and funereal Victorian mansion
Recent Examples of funereal from the Web
The color struck some as too funereal or too common.
Hindu priests, clad in white, dropped to their knees to lead funereal ceremonies for families who had lost an uncle, a father.
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Origin and Etymology of funereal
First Known Use: 1598See Words from the same year
black, bleak, cheerless, chill, cloudy, cold, comfortless, dark, darkening, depressing, depressive, desolate, dire, disconsolate, dismal, drear, dreary, elegiac (also elegiacal), forlorn, gloomy, glum, godforsaken, gray (also grey), lonely, lonesome, lugubrious, miserable, morbid, morose, murky, saturnine, sepulchral, solemn, somber (or sombre), sullen, sunless, wretched;
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