[ UK /ɛntˈuːmmənt/ ]
[ US /ɪnˈtummənt/ ]
  1. the ritual placing of a corpse in a grave
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How To Use entombment In A Sentence

  • The town's cemetery is packed to overflowing, and unless families can pay the requisite sum for eternal entombment, bodies are evicted after five years.
  • John's lamp light lasted for the first few hours of his entombment and from then on he was in total darkness.
  • A triptych representing shallow boxes glowing orange and located high in a blue field, it evokes both birth and entombment.
  • There is an element of _stiacciato_ in the Entombment, giving it the air of a mystery rather than of an historical fact. Donatello, by Lord Balcarres
  • There are even a few secular historians who believe that Jesus' body was eaten by dogs, and that his acolytes fabricated the story of a reverential entombment as a sort of coping mechanism.
  • Sistine chapel, to deposit it in the Capella Paolina, another chapel in the Vatican; — a ceremony emblematical of the entombment of the Pictures from Italy
  • He was also one of the first American paleontologists to draw attention to taphonomic processes: the environments of death, decay, burial, and entombment.
  • In the final scene, sulfur-hued powder flurried down on the group, resulting in a ghostly entombment.
  • This statement, along with a raft of other utterances Rothko made over the years, has given rise to an art critics 'cottage industry: lending narrative interpretations -- from nativities to entombments -- to his paintings. Darkness Into Light
  • It's either that or their entombment in the glass case in a museum, heroic monuments to ‘the modern movement’ being carefully protected from too much light.
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