Definition of Lugubrious

1. Adjective. Excessively mournful.

Similar to: Sorrowful
Derivative terms: Lugubriousness



Definition of Lugubrious

1. a. Mournful; indicating sorrow, often ridiculously or feignedly; doleful; woful; pitiable; as, a whining tone and a lugubrious look.

Definition of Lugubrious

1. Adjective. gloomy, mournful or dismal, especially to an exaggerated degree. ¹

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Definition of Lugubrious

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lugubrious

luggers
luggie
luggies
lugging
lughole
lugholes
luging
lugings
lugmark
lugmarks
lugnut
lugnuts
lugs
lugsail
lugsails
lugubrious (current term)
lugubriously
lugubriousness
lugworm
lugworms
luing
luit
luiten
lujvo
lukewarm
lukewarmly
lukewarmness
lukewarmnesses
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lukrahnite

Literary usage of Lugubrious

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1. The Book of Humorous Verse by Carolyn Wells (1920)
"I'd go pardners with him! Jes' jump my bob here and be pardners with him!" James Whitcomb THE lugubrious WHING-WHANG OUT on the margin of moonshine land. ..."

2. A Rebel War Clerk's Diary at the Confederate States Capital by John Beauchamp Jones (1866)
"—lugubrious Inauguration of the President in the Permanent Government.—-Loss of Roanoke Island. FEBRUARY IST.—We had a startling rumor yesterday that New ..."

3. The Wit and Humor of America by Marshall Pinckney Wilder (1911)
"THE lugubrious WHING WHANG BY JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY The rhyme o' The Raggedy Man's 'at's best Is Tickle me, Love, in these Lonesome Ribs,— 'Cause that-un's ..."

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