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Word of the Day 08/03/20 Lugubrious

Lugubrious (adjective)
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·ly, adverb
lu·gu·bri·ous·ness, lu·gu·bri·os·i·ty [luh-goo-bree-os-i-tee, -gyoo-], noun
non·lu·gu·bri·ous, adjective
non·lu·gu·bri·ous·ly, adverb
non·lu·gu·bri·ous·ness, noun
un·lu·gu·bri·ous, adjective
un·lu·gu·bri·ous·ly, adverb
un·lu·gu·bri·ous·ness, noun

WORDS RELATED TO LUGUBRIOUS
mournful, sorrowful, bleak, gloomy, pensive, sad, depressing, dismal, doleful, dour, funeral, morose, woebegone, woful

SYNONYMS FOR LUGUBRIOUS
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sorrowful, melancholy.

ANTONYMS FOR LUGUBRIOUS
cheerful.

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

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