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[fyoo-neer-ee-uh l] /fyuˈnɪər i əl/

of or suitable for a .
mournful; gloomy; dismal:
a funereal aloofness that was quite chilling.
suggestive of a funeral; gloomy or mournful Also funebrial (fjuːˈniːbrɪəl)

1725, from funeral by influence of Middle French funerail, from Latin funereus “of a funeral,” from funus “funeral; death.”


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