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How to use glum in a sentence

He sat glum and thoughtful, his mind in unproductive travail, until the captain was announced.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
Why, I could talk for eight days without taking breath, and I am by nature a glum, silent man.
FIRST PLAYSA. A. MILNE
Tessa is thinking of glum things to say to me, do sit down and say something funny.
TESSA WADSWORTH'S DISCIPLINEJENNIE M. DRINKWATER
The thud of a bar dropped in place punctuated the evening's experience with a glum finality.
VALLEY OF THE CROENLEE TARBELL
I thought so because he passed us as we were coming home and was looking very glum.
ELSIE'S VACATION AND AFTER EVENTSMARTHA FINLEY
We dispersed: day broadened, broke gray and glum upon Twin Islands––but discovered no lost maid to us.
THE CRUISE OF THE SHINING LIGHTNORMAN DUNCAN
It is still said, in vulgar language, that a discontented person looks glum.
A SELECT COLLECTION OF OLD ENGLISH PLAYS, VOLUME 3VARIOUS
She looked doubtfully at the tall, glum figure by her side, and her face was almost haggard.
MYSTERIOUS MR. SABINE. PHILLIPS OPPENHEIM
Mrs. Watson seemed to be suffering from a state of nervous excitement, and her husband was glum and silent.
MYSTERIOUS MR. SABINE. PHILLIPS OPPENHEIM
We may believe that Mark learned to be "glum" when he saw the Lariat approaching with his sheaf of rhymes.
MARK TWAIN, A BIOGRAPHY, 1835-1910, COMPLETEALBERT BIGELOW PAINE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO GLUM

  • austere
  • brooding
  • cold sober
  • deliberate
  • dignified
  • downbeat
  • earnest
  • funereal
  • glum
  • grave
  • heavy
  • intense
  • matter of life and death
  • moody
  • no-fooling
  • no-nonsense
  • pensive
  • portentous
  • reflective
  • sedate
  • sober
  • somber
  • staid
  • stern
  • thoughtful
  • weighty
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