- gloomy, mournful or dismal, especially to an exaggerated degree.
Etymology: lugubris (mournful)
- The poor lighting and sparse maintenance of many buildings, plus the rarified traffic on its wide boulevards made the overall effect that Pyongyang had on the tourist distinctly .
- His client's expression tipped the detective off to the fact that there was something lurking beneath the surface of her seemingly optimistic words.
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