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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Excessively mournful; very sad or mournful, esp. in a way that seems exaggerated or ridiculous

Usage examples (35)
  • He has a lugubrious baritone voice that renders his wonderful lyrics as wistful or deadpan hilarious as appropriate.
  • He's the best reason to watch this moody but lugubrious series.
  • They saw the lights of evening, and heard lugubrious songs coming toward them.
  • He heaved a great sigh, and said in lugubrious tones: for more
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