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lʊˈgu bri əs, -ˈgyu-lugubri·ous

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. lugubriousadjective

    excessively mournful


  1. lugubriousadjective

    gloomy, mournful or dismal, especially to an exaggerated degree.

    Etymology: From lugubris

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lugubriousadjective

    mournful; indicating sorrow, often ridiculously or feignedly; doleful; woful; pitiable; as, a whining tone and a lugubrious look

    Etymology: [L. lugubris, fr. lugere to mourn; cf. Gr. lygro`s sad, Skr. ruj to break.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Lugubrious

    lū-gū′bri-us, adj. mournful: dismal.—adv. Lugū′briously. [L. lugubrislugēre, to mourn.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of lugubrious in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of lugubrious in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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    a decorative musical accompaniment (often improvised) added above a basic melody
    • A. excogitate
    • B. descant
    • C. abrade
    • D. fluster

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