Lugubrious and Sad


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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

Sad is a synonym for lugubrious in mournful topic. In some cases you can use "Sad" instead an adjective "Lugubrious", when it comes to topics like melancholy, dismal, depressing, sorrowful.
Nearby Word: lugubriously
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Sad adjective – Feeling unhappiness.
Usage example: movies in which the hero dies always make us feel sad

Lugubrious is a synonym for sad in unhappy topic. You can use "Lugubrious" instead an adjective "Sad", if it concerns topics such as unfortunate, depressing, sorrowful, mournful.
Nearby Words: sadness, sadly
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song lugubrious song sad song
ballad lugubrious ballad sad ballad
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Sad or Lugubrious. 2016. Accessed May 29, 2020.

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