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adjective as in sullen


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My youngest son was especially glum as flight delays and a missed connection left him stranded in the airport in Charlottesville, North Carolina, while his brother’s bachelor party went on without him.

They included Lupoi, who looked sheepishly glum as he nodded to a woman who is apparently his wife amongst the spectators.

It makes for rather glum reading—not least because it was printed in 1816.

For Derrida, in 1965, as often, the start of the summer was rather glum.

Meanwhile, several Wall Street forecasters and other firms have lowered their estimates to the same glum ballpark.

So why are economic forecasters so glum about the fourth quarter?

He sat glum and thoughtful, his mind in unproductive travail, until the captain was announced.

Why, I could talk for eight days without taking breath, and I am by nature a glum, silent man.

Tessa is thinking of glum things to say to me, do sit down and say something funny.

The thud of a bar dropped in place punctuated the evening's experience with a glum finality.

I thought so because he passed us as we were coming home and was looking very glum.

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On this page you'll find 58 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to glum, such as: depressed, dismal, gloomy, melancholy, morose, and sad.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.