A Word A Day : Lugubrious
Word of 18th May 2007: A Word A Day-Lugubrious
Lugubrious( Adjective )Lugubrious
(loo GOO bree us): exaggerated mournful
To be mournful is to be sad and sorrowful. To be lugubrious
is to make a big show of being sad and sorrowful.
eulogy at the funeral of his dog eventually made everyone start giggling.
The valedictorian suddenly turned lugubrious
and began sobbing and tearing his hair at the thought of graduating from high school.
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