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funereal


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Funereal  \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 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  funereal 
  adj  :  suited  to  or  suggestive  of  a  grave  or  burial;  "funereal 
  gloom";  "hollow  sepulchral  tones"  [syn:  {sepulchral}] 




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