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Meaning of FUNEREAL

Pronunciation:  fyoo'neereeul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  suited to or suggestive of a grave or burial; "funereal gloom"; "hollow sepulchral tones"
 

FUNEREAL is a 8 letter word that starts with F.

 

 Synonyms: joyless, sepulchral
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Fu*ne"re*al\, a. [L. funereus, fr. fentus a funeral.]
Suiting a funeral; pertaining to burial; solemn. Hence: Dark;
dismal; mournful. --Jer. Taylor.

      What seem to us but sad funereal tapers May be heaven's
      distant lamps.                           --Longfellow.
-- {Fu*ne"re*al*ly}, adv.

 
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