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From Latin lūgubris (“mournful; gloomy”)
- gloomy, mournful or dismal, especially to an exaggerated degree.
- The poor lighting and sparse maintenance, plus the rarefied traffic on its wide boulevards, made the effect of Pyongyang on the tourist distinctly lugubrious.
- His client's lugubrious expression tipped off the detective that something lurked beneath her optimistic words.