- of, relating to, or serving as a tomb.
- of or relating to burial.
- proper to or suggestive of a tomb; funereal or dismal.
- hollow and deep: sepulchral tones.
- suggestive of a tomb; gloomy
- of or relating to a sepulchre
adj.1610s, “pertaining to a burial or place of burial,” from Latin sepulcralis “of a tomb, sepulchral,” from sepulcrum (see sepulcher) + -al (1). Transferred sense of “gloomy” is from 1711. Related: Sepulchrally.