lugubrious

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gloomy, mournful or dismal, especially to an exaggerated degree

His client's lugubrious expression tipped off the detective that something lurked beneath her optimistic words.

{a} mournful, doleful, sorrowful, sad
Favored by luck; fortunate; meeting with good success or good fortune; said of persons; as, a lucky adventurer
If you say that someone or something is lugubrious, you mean that they are sad rather than lively or cheerful. a tall, thin man with a long and lugubrious face He plays some passages so slowly that they become lugubrious. = melancholy + lugubriously lu·gu·bri·ous·ly The dog gazed at us lugubriously for a few minutes. very sad and serious - sometimes used humorously = melancholy, morose morose (lugubris, from lugere )
Being without luck; unpropitious; unfortunate; unlucky; meeting with ill success or bad fortune; as, a luckless gamester; a luckless maid
excessively mournful In a lucky manner; by good fortune; fortunately; used in a good sense; as, they luckily escaped injury
The state or quality of being lucky; as, the luckiness of a man or of an event
Mournful; indicating sorrow, often ridiculously or feignedly; doleful; woful; pitiable; as, a whining tone and a lugubrious look
Good fortune; favorable issue or event
excessively mournful
mournful or doleful to a ludicrous degree
\lu-GOO-bree-us; -GYOO-\, adjective: Mournful; indicating sorrow, often ridiculously or feignedly; doleful; woeful; pitiable; gloomy; dismal; as, "a whining tone and a lugubrious look "
{s} melancholic, sad, sorrowful
Producing, or resulting in, good by
lugubriously
sadly, sorrowfully
lugubriously
In a lugubrious manner
lugubriously
in a sorrowful lugubrious manner; "his long face lugubriously reflecting a hidden and unexpressed compassion
lugubriousness
The property of being lugubrious
lugubriousness
excessive sadness and mournfulness
lugubriousness
{i} sadness, depression, melancholy
lugubrious

    Silbentrennung

    lu·gu·bri·ous

    Türkische aussprache

    lugyubriıs

    Aussprache

    /lo͞oˈgyo͞obrēəs/ /luːˈɡjuːbriːəs/

    Etymologie

    [ lu-'gü-brE-&s also ] (adjective.) 1601. From Latin lūgubris (“mournful; gloomy”)

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