sepulchral

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se·pul·chral

 (sə-pŭl′krəl, -po͝ol′-)
adj.
1. Of or relating to a burial vault or a receptacle for sacred relics.
2. Suggestive of the grave; funereal.

se·pul′chral·ly adv.

sepulchral

(sɪˈpʌlkrəl)
adj
1. suggestive of a tomb; gloomy
2. of or relating to a sepulchre
seˈpulchrally adv

se•pul•chral

(səˈpʌl krəl)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to tombs or to burial.
2. dismal.
3. hollow and deep.
se•pul′chral•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.sepulchral - of or relating to a sepulchre; "sepulchral inscriptions"; "sepulchral monuments in churches"
2.sepulchral - gruesomely indicative of death or the dead; "a charnel smell came from the chest filled with dead men's bones"; "ghastly shrieks"; "the sepulchral darkness of the catacombs"
offensive - unpleasant or disgusting especially to the senses; "offensive odors"
3.sepulchral - suited to or suggestive of a grave or burial; "funereal gloom"; "hollow sepulchral tones"
joyless - not experiencing or inspiring joy; "a joyless man"; "a joyless occasion"; "joyless evenings"

sepulchral

adjective gloomy, sad, sombre, grave, dismal, melancholy, morbid, woeful, mournful, lugubrious, funereal, cheerless, Stygian He made his way along the sepulchral corridors.
Translations
كَئيب، مُخيف، عَميقمُتَعَلِّق بالقَبْر او الدَّفْن
hrobovýnáhrobní
begravelses-dystergrav-
sír-síri
drungalegurgrafar-, grafhÿsis-
náhrobný
kasvetlimatemlimezara ait

sepulchral

[sɪˈpʌlkrəl] ADJsepulcral (also fig)

sepulchral

adj (liter)sepulkral (liter); (fig)düster; sepulchral voice/silenceGrabesstimme f/-stille f; in a sepulchral tonemit Grabesstimme

sepulchral

[sɪˈpʌlkrl] adj (liter) (tone, gloom) → sepolcrale

sepulchre

(American) sepulcher (ˈsepəlkə) noun
a tomb.
seˈpulchral (-ˈpal-) adjective
1. of tombs or burials.
2. gloomy or dismal. a deep, sepulchral voice.
References in classic literature ?
Flora,' said John, sepulchrally, 'I haven't eaten anything for three days.
I've been lying for all I'm worth," he added sepulchrally as we reached the bottom of the steps.
About now,' said Nutty, sepulchrally, 'the blighter is ringing for his man to prepare his bally bath and lay out his gold-leaf underwear.