Meaning of funestation in English:

funestation

Pronunciation /ˌfjuːnɪˈsteɪʃn/

noun

rare
  • Defilement, pollution, especially through contact with a dead body.

Origin

Early 17th century. From post-classical Latin funestation-, funestatio from classical Latin fūnestāt-, past participial stem of fūnestāre + -iō.