Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
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Word of the Day 08/23/15 Lugubrious

Lugubrious (adjective)
lugubrious [loo-goo-bree-uh s, -gyoo-]


adjective
1. mournful, dismal, or gloomy, especially in an affected, exaggerated, or unrelieved manner: lugubrious songs of lost love.

Synonyms
sorrowful, melancholy.

Antonyms
cheerful.

Origin: 1595-1605; < Latin lūgubri (s) mournful (akin to lūgēre to mourn) + -ous

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