Definition of Funest

1. a. Lamentable; doleful.



Definition of Funest

1. Adjective. (rare) Causing death or disaster; fatal, catastrophic; deplorable, lamentable. ¹

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Definition of Funest

1. portending death or evil [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Funest

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

Literary usage of Funest

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1. The Literary Remains of Samuel Taylor Coleridge by Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1838)
"A common reader would pronounce it ' funest,' and perhaps mistake it for ' funniest.' Ib. p. 382. — sacraments, which to be seven, is with them an article ..."

2. Notes on English Divines by Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1853)
"In the adoption of this word ' funest' into the English language by apocope of the final us, Taylor is supported by ' honest' and ' modest;' but then the ..."

3. A Shorter Preparatory Course of Latin Prose: Consisting of Four Books of by Allen, Allen & Greenough (1875)
"... sa<l. funest-oU), «• (funest-ua, to render), to pollute, defile, contaminate.; to bring dishonor upon. ..."

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