Part of speech: adjective

Pertaining to a sepulcher.

Part of speech: adjective

Dismal; funereal.

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Usage examples "sepulchral":

  1. The blunders of modern antiquaries on sepulchral monuments are numerous. - "Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 1 (of 3)", Isaac D'Israeli.
  2. I should think, I added, with a sepulchral outburst, that after what happened yesterday, Josephine, you wouldn't be in so much haste to many the only girl we have left. - "The Opinions of a Philosopher", Robert Grant.
  3. Think of the great Pyramid, or that of Amenhotep the Fourth with its labyrinth of false passages and its sealed and hidden sepulchral chambers. - "The Eye of Osiris", R. Austin Freeman.