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lugubrious

lu·gu·bri·ous

lugubrious

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