funereal

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

Definition of funereal

  1. 1 :  of or relating to a funeral

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

funereally

play \-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


First Known Use: 1725


FUNEREAL Defined for English Language Learners

funereal

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

Definition of funereal for English Language Learners

  • : very sad and serious : suggesting a funeral



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