Lugubrious is adjective that is used to describe being full of sadness and sorrow. Mournful, dismal, gloomy especially in an exaggerated manner.


  1. His ‘lugubrious’ nature has not allowed for him to live his life to the best of his ability.
  2. During her current battle, she became ‘lugubrious’. However, she understands that her struggles are temporary and therefor she keeps moving forward.
  3. What they expected to be an eventful occasion, had turned into a ‘lugubrious’ experience.

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