funereal

[fyoo-neer-ee-uhl]
adjective
1.
of or suitable for a funeral.
2.
mournful; gloomy; dismal: a funereal aloofness that was quite chilling.

Origin:
1715–25; < Latin fūnere(us) of, belonging to a funeral + -al1

funereally, adverb
unfunereal, adjective
unfunereally, adverb

funeral, funereal, funerary.
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funereal (fjuːˈnɪərɪəl)
 
adj
Also: funebrial suggestive of a funeral; gloomy or mournful
 
[C18: from Latin fūnereus]
 
fu'nereally
 
adv

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funereal
1725, from funeral by influence of M.Fr. funerail, from L. funereus, from funus.

funereal
1725, from L. funereus, from funus (see funeral (n.)).
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Example sentences
They are as familiar as the cortège of the undertaker, and wear the same air of slow, funereal barbarism.
The tombs held dazzling funereal treasures such as golden masks, coffins of silver, and elaborate sarcophagi.
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