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dirge

1. a chant of lamentation for the dead
2. the funeral service in its solemn or sung forms
3. any mourning song or melody
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Even a streaker couldn't disturb their massive concentration, nor could the dirgeful piper who'd earlier given the match its air of untimely triumphalism.
What with both fans booing each other, the home fans booing Graham and the away supporters booing Chris Armstrong, it should be a thoroughly dirgeful day.
The evening's reverent, dirgeful tone was set early on by the haunting, guttural sounds of the Drepung Loseling Monks who lined up onstage for some Tibetan mountain-throat singing.