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Wordnet 3.0

ADJECTIVE (1)

1. excessively mournful;


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Lugubrious \Lu*gu"bri*ous\, a. [L. lugubris, fr. lugere to mourn; cf. Gr. lygro`s sad, Skr. ruj to break.] Mournful; indicating sorrow, often ridiculously or feignedly; doleful; woful; pitiable; as, a whining tone and a lugubrious look. [1913 Webster] Crossbones, scythes, hourglasses, and other lugubrious emblems of mortality. --Hawthorne. -- Lu*gu"bri*ous*ly, adv. -- Lu*gu"bri*ous*ness, n. [1913 Webster]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

38 Moby Thesaurus words for "lugubrious": aggrieved, anguished, black, bleak, careworn, cheerless, depressant, depressing, dismal, dispiriting, doleful, dolorous, dour, dreary, dumb with grief, glum, grief-stricken, griefful, grieved, grievous, in grief, joyless, lamentable, morose, mournful, oppressive, plaintive, plangent, plunged in grief, rueful, saturnine, somber, sorrowed, sorrowful, sorrowing, sullen, tearful, woeful




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