Definitions for: Funereal


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



Webster (1913) 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.

Synonyms: joyless, sepulchral

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