funest

funest

[fyoo-nest]
adjective
boding or causing evil or death; fatal; disastrous.

Origin:
1645–55; < French funeste < Latin fūnestus, derivative of fūnus funeral, death

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funest
portending death, 1550s (implied in funestal), from Fr. funeste, from L. funestus, from funus (see funeral (n.)).
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