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synonyms for glumness

  • anguish
  • bitterness
  • blues
  • catatonia
  • chagrin
  • cheerlessness
  • dejection
  • depression
  • desolation
  • despair
  • despondence
  • despondency
  • disconsolateness
  • discouragement
  • distress
  • doldrums
  • dolefulness
  • dolor
  • blue devils
  • blue funk
  • dismals
  • downheartedn

antonyms for glumness

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  • cheer
  • cheerfulness
  • comfort
  • contentment
  • encouragement
  • gladness
  • happiness
  • hopefulness
  • joy
  • joyfulness
  • pleasure
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How to use glumness in a sentence

But he looked very glum, and the glumness stuck to him even after he had dressed and had descended to dinner.
THE HONORABLE PETER STIRLING AND WHAT PEOPLE THOUGHT OF HIMPAUL LEICESTER FORD
The two Frenchmen talked volubly with a wealth of gesticulation, while the Germans maintained their characteristic glumness.
"AND THEY THOUGHT WE WOULDN'T FIGHT"FLOYD GIBBONS
The glumness had gone from his face, and when he saw me he signed for me to stoop down.
MUD AND KHAKIVERNON BARTLETT
Her own nickering complaints of Norah's "glumness" sank into dumb anxiety.
LIFE AT HIGH TIDEVARIOUS
Yates, in sorrowful tones said that her glumness was caused by her thoughts.
MRS. THOMPSONWILLIAM BABINGTON MAXWELL
The foreman Peter Anson fidgeted irritably, and settled into a glumness.
THE TRIAL OF CALLISTA BLAKEEDGAR PANGBORN
But now, her aggressive, menacing, uncommunicative glumness was prolonged for days and days.
THE TORRENTVICENTE BLASCO IBAEZ
He was struck by Horace's glumness, and in his frank way openly chaffed the boy about it.
TONGUES OF CONSCIENCEROBERT SMYTHE HICHENS
I can imagine all kinds of catastrophes,” he said, with a kind of hysterical glumness, “but this has them all beat.
CUM GRANO SALISGORDON RANDALL GARRETT
The old woman's face wore an expression of glumness wholly new to her, and Mr. Graeme's mouth tightened.
MAM' LYDDY'S RECOGNITIONTHOMAS NELSON PAGE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO GLUMNESS

  • dejections
  • despondency
  • doldrums
  • dumps
  • gloom
  • gloominess
  • glumness
  • heavy hearts
  • low spirits
  • melancholies
  • moodiness
  • mournfulness
  • sadness
  • the dismals
  • the mopes
  • unhappiness
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.