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ADJECTIVE (2)

1. moody and melancholic;

2. showing a brooding ill humor;
- Example: "a dark scowl"
- Example: "the proverbially dour New England Puritan"
- Example: "a glum, hopeless shrug"
- Example: "he sat in moody silence"
- Example: "a morose and unsociable manner"
- Example: "a saturnine, almost misanthropic young genius"- Bruce Bliven
- Example: "a sour temper"
- Example: "a sullen crowd"
[syn: dark, dour, glowering, glum, moody, morose, saturnine, sour, sullen]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Glum \Glum\, v. i. To look sullen; to be of a sour countenance; to be glum. [Obs.] --Hawes. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Glum \Glum\ (gl[u^]m), n. [See Gloom.] Sullenness. [Obs.] --Skelton. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Glum \Glum\, a. Moody; silent; sullen. [1913 Webster] I frighten people by my glun face. --Thackeray. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

glum adj 1: moody and melancholic 2: showing a brooding ill humor; "a dark scowl"; "the proverbially dour New England Puritan"; "a glum, hopeless shrug"; "he sat in moody silence"; "a morose and unsociable manner"; "a saturnine, almost misanthropic young genius"- Bruce Bliven; "a sour temper"; "a sullen crowd" [syn: dark, dour, glowering, glum, moody, morose, saturnine, sour, sullen]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

48 Moby Thesaurus words for "glum": beetle-browed, black, black-browed, brooding, broody, chapfallen, close-lipped, crabbed, crestfallen, dark, dejected, depressed, dismal, dispirited, doleful, dour, down, dumpish, frowning, gloomy, glowering, grim, grum, long-faced, low, lowering, lugubrious, melancholy, moodish, moody, mopey, moping, mopish, morose, mumpish, oppressed, pessimistic, sad, saturnine, scowling, silent, sour, sulky, sullen, surly, taciturn, tight-lipped, woebegone