lugubrious [loo-goo-bree-uh s, -gyoo-]
1. mournful, dismal, or gloomy, especially in an affected, exaggerated, or unrelieved manner: lugubrious songs of lost love.
Origin: 1595-1605; < Latin lūgubri (s) mournful (akin to lūgēre to mourn) + -ous
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