- Word Combinations (adjective)
|part of speech:
||sad or mournful, esp. in an exaggerated way; gloomy.
He's been walking around with that lugubrious expression ever since his girlfriend left.
- doleful, gloomy, melancholy, mournful
- cheerful, jocose, joyous
- similar words:
- dark, dejected, depressed, despondent, disconsolate, dismal, morose, sad, somber
||lugubriously (adv.), lugubriousness (n.)