Definition of sepulchral
- sepulchral inscriptions
- spoke in sepulchral whispers
the decrepit mansion had a sepulchral tone that gave everyone a chill
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black, bleak, cheerless, chill, cloudy, cold, comfortless, dark, darkening, depressing, depressive, desolate, dire, disconsolate, dismal, drear, dreary, elegiac (also elegiacal), forlorn, funereal, gloomy, glum, godforsaken, gray (also grey), lonely, lonesome, lugubrious, miserable, morbid, morose, murky, saturnine, solemn, somber (or sombre), sullen, sunless, wretched;
: very sad and serious : very dismal or gloomy
: of or relating to a sepulchre
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