[ fyoo-nest ]
/ fyuˈnɛst /
boding or causing evil or death; fatal; disastrous.
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What does “yare” mean?
Origin of funest
1645–55; <French funeste<Latin fūnestus, derivative of fūnus funeral, death
Words nearby funest
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Example sentences from the Web for funest
Funest, fū-nest′, adj. causing or portending death, lamentable.