sepulchral

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adjective se·pul·chral \sə-ˈpəl-krəl also -ˈpu̇l-\

Definition of sepulchral

  1. 1 :  of or relating to a sepulchre sepulchral inscriptions

  2. 2 :  suited to or suggestive of a sepulchre :  funereal spoke in sepulchral whispers

sepulchrally

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Examples of sepulchral in a Sentence

  1. the decrepit mansion had a sepulchral tone that gave everyone a chill

1615

First Known Use of sepulchral

1615


SEPULCHRAL Defined for English Language Learners

sepulchral

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adjective

Definition of sepulchral for English Language Learners

  • : very sad and serious : very dismal or gloomy

  • : of or relating to a sepulchre


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