funereal

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

Definition of funereal

1 :of or relating to a funeral
2 :befitting or suggesting a funeral (as in solemnity)

funereally

play \fyu̇-ˈnir-ē-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


FUNEREAL Defined for English Language Learners

funereal

adjective

Definition of funereal for English Language Learners

  • : very sad and serious : suggesting a funeral



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