Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Pertaining to a funeral or funerals; funereal.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Pertaining to a funeral or funerals; funeral; funereal.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to funerals; funeral; funereal.

Etymologies

Latin funebris belonging to a funeral, from funus funeral. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • To desire to keep the old body seems to me to argue a degree of sensual materialism excusable only in those pagans who in their Elysian fields could hope to possess only such a thin, fleeting, dreamy, and altogether funebrial existence, that they might well long for the thicker, more tangible bodily being in which they had experienced the pleasures of a tumultuous life on the upper world.

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