dirgelike

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dirge +‎ -like

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dirgelike ‎(not comparable)

  1. (music) Resembling a dirge: slow and depressing
    • 2009, January 16, “Holland Cotter”[1], Black History, Alive in Washington:
      Her “Coronation Theme: Organon,” made of black stereo speakers stacked up to the ceiling, sends dirgelike royal fanfares laced with the noise of shouting crowds shuddering through the room.

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