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adjective as in dismal

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adjective as in melancholy


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She is likely to shoehorn her pain into lugubrious scenarios that are perfect for country-music videos.

Death is not a lugubrious occasion here, but more often a celebration of a life.

Impressed by the lugubrious scene, Aguinaldo yielded, and the next day peace negotiations were opened.

Frances was still looking somewhat lugubrious when the door opened and Miss Mildmay senior came in.

These are the most lugubrious nuptial felicitations that ever were offered to a bridegroom, I should fancy!

A lugubrious quail doled forth a grating, dismal note at long but measured intervals, offending the ear and depressing the heart.

He put his fingers to his ears, but the lugubrious noise passed those barriers, and made its way into his heart.

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On this page you'll find 41 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to lugubrious, such as: mournful, sorrowful, gloomy, pensive, and sad.

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