Definition of Funereal

1. Adjective. Suited to or suggestive of a grave or burial. "Hollow sepulchral tones"

Exact synonyms: Sepulchral
Similar to: Joyless
Derivative terms: Funeral, Sepulchre



Definition of Funereal

1. a. Suiting a funeral; pertaining to burial; solemn. Hence: Dark; dismal; mournful.

Definition of Funereal

1. Adjective. Of or relating to a funeral. ¹

2. Adjective. Similar to a funeral, such as dignified or solemn. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Funereal

1. funerary [adj] - See also: funerary

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Funereal

funeral undertaker
funeralist
funeralists
funeralize
funeralized
funeralizes
funeralizing
funerals
funerary
funerate
funerated
funerates
funerating
funeration
funerations
funereal (current term)
funereally
funest
funfairs
funfest
funfests
funfilled
fung
fungaemia
fungaemias
fungaemic
fungal
fungal arthritis
fungal infection

Literary usage of Funereal

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1. The Monuments of Upper Egypt: A Translation of the "Itinéraire de la Haute by Auguste Mariette (1890)
"Scenes relating to the bringing in of funereal gifts. ... These are what our inscription calls " the funereal gifts." The pictures relating to the bringing ..."

2. The five great monarchies of the ancient Eastern world; or, The history by George Rawlinson (1871)
"funereal urn, from ... sepulchres.8 Among the most elegant are the funereal (?) urns discovered by shaped, with a small opening at top, a short and very ..."

3. A History of Ancient Sculpture by Lucy Myers Wright Mitchell (1883)
"funereal Character of Sculptures. — Oldest Statues from Gizeh.— Lifelike- ness of Statues from this Age, and General Characteristics. — Ra-hotep and Nefert. ..."

4. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1887)
"was deserted, the oracle had been reduced to silence, and the holy ground was profaned by the introduction of Christian and funereal rites. ..."

5. Songs for the Sanctuary: Or, Hymns and Tunes for Christian Worship by Charles S. Robinson (1872)
"funereal. 1 BLESSED arc the dead, Wlio die iu the | Lord from | henceforth : 2 ... funereal. 1 BLESSED are the dead, who die in the | Lord from | henceforth ..."

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