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funest

[fyoo-nest] /fyuˈnɛst/
adjective
1.
boding or causing evil or death; fatal; disastrous.
Origin
1645-1655
1645-55; < French funeste < Latin fūnestus, derivative of fūnus funeral, death
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Word Origin and History for funest
adj.

"portending death," 1550s (implied in funestal), from Middle French funeste "unlucky" (14c.), from Latin funestus "causing death, destructive; mournful," from funus (see funeral (n.)).

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