lugubrious definition

  • adjective:
    • Mournful, dismal, or gloomy, specifically to an exaggerated or ludicrous level.
    • depressing, mournful or dismal, especially to an exaggerated degree.
    • Mournful; indicating sadness, often ridiculously or feignedly; doleful; woful; pitiable.
    • overly mournful
  • others:
    • described as or expressing mourning or sadness; mournful; doleful; funereal; dejected: as, lugubrious wailing; a lugubrious look or sound.
    • Exciting mournful feelings; pitiful; dismal; depressing: as, a lugubrious spectacle or event.
    • Synonyms Sorrowful, melancholy, doleful.

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