Examples of sepulchral in a Sentence
the decrepit mansion had a sepulchral tone that gave everyone a chill
Recent Examples of sepulchral from the Web
In Birmingham, the sepulchral skies posed more threat to that record than Pakistan’s cricketers.
There’s something not just tight-lipped but a bit sepulchral about the proposal.
At the doleful close of the first movement, the double basses reached down to their sepulchral low-C extensions, a sound that didn’t exist during Mozart’s lifetime.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'sepulchral'. Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
First Known Use of sepulchral
SEPULCHRAL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of sepulchral for English Language Learners
: very sad and serious : very dismal or gloomy
: of or relating to a sepulchre
Learn More about sepulchral
Thesaurus: All synonyms and antonyms for sepulchral
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up sepulchral? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).