- Having the mournful, sombre character appropriate to a funeral; funereal.More example sentences
- A short time before his death he dressed himself in that funebrial habit, and shutting his eyes like a departed person, was drawn in that attitude by a skilful painter.
- Human skeletal remains were abundant, and those of 200 individuals, together with their rich funebrial offerings, were removed for anthropological study at Otago University.
- There is certainly an air of book-making about the publication; which is not lessened by the funebrial verses that it contains.
late 16th century: from Latin funebris (from funus 'funeral') + -al.