Despondent and Lugubrious


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Despondent adjective – Feeling unhappiness.
Usage example: feeling despondent over the death of another close friend

Lugubrious is a synonym for despondent in sad topic. In some cases you can use "Lugubrious" instead an adjective "Despondent", when it comes to topics like sorrowful, mournful.
Nearby Words: despondency, despond, despondently, despondence, desponding
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Lugubrious adjective – Causing or marked by an atmosphere lacking in cheer.
Usage example: the diner's dim lighting makes eating there a particularly lugubrious experience

Despondent is a synonym for lugubrious in sad topic. Sometimes you can use "Despondent" instead an adjective "Lugubrious", if it concerns topics such as mournful, sorrowful.
Nearby Word: lugubriously
Synonyms for Lugubrious

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