What does sepulchral mean?

Definitions for sepulchral
səˈpʌl krəlsepul·chral

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sepulchraladjective

    of or relating to a sepulchre

    "sepulchral inscriptions"; "sepulchral monuments in churches"

  2. charnel, ghastly, sepulchraladjective

    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"

  3. funereal, sepulchraladjective

    suited to or suggestive of a grave or burial

    "funereal gloom"; "hollow sepulchral tones"


  1. sepulchraladjective

    Suggestive of a grave

    Etymology: From Latin sepulcralis

  2. sepulchraladjective

    Hollow and deep.

    The old church organ has sepulchral tones.

    Etymology: From Latin sepulcralis

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sepulchraladjective

    of or pertaining to burial, to the grave, or to monuments erected to the memory of the dead; as, a sepulchral stone; a sepulchral inscription

    Etymology: [L. sepulcralis: cf. F. spulcral.]

  2. Sepulchraladjective

    unnaturally low and grave; hollow in tone; -- said of sound, especially of the voice

    Etymology: [L. sepulcralis: cf. F. spulcral.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sepulchral in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sepulchral in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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