lugubrious [ loo-goo-bree-uhs, -gyoo- ]adjective
1. mournful, dismal, or gloomy, especially in an affected, exaggerated, or unrelieved manner: lugubrious songs of lost love.OTHER WORDS FROM LUGUBRIOUS
lu·gu·bri·ous·ness, lu·gu·bri·os·i·ty [luh-goo-bree-os-i-tee, -gyoo-], noun
un·lu·gu·bri·ous·ness, nounWORDS RELATED TO LUGUBRIOUS
mournful, sorrowful, bleak, gloomy, pensive, sad, depressing, dismal, doleful, dour, funeral, morose, woebegone, wofulSYNONYMS FOR LUGUBRIOUSSee more synonyms on Thesaurus.com
sorrowful, melancholy.ANTONYMS FOR LUGUBRIOUS
1595–1605; < Latin lūgubri(s) mournful (akin to lūgēre to mourn) + -ous
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