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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A ceremony at which a dead person is buried or cremated.

Usage examples (40)
  • A funeral is for those left behind.
  • Hundreds of people attended his funeral
  • As soon as the funeral is over she will come to us.
  • Moral of the story: a funeral is a bad place to make jokes. for more
Tutoring comment
  • The old house had a "funereal" (gloomy, mournful) atmosphere, which was unpleasant for the mourners returning from their uncle's "funeral." (a ceremony to pay respects to a dead person)
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