lugubriously lugubriously


  • (adv) in a sorrowful lugubrious manner


  1. What these movies really need are cheeky athletes as their heroes, not actors lugubriously acting.
  2. A stolid, jowly man whose face seems lugubriously appropriate to Israel's dire economic straits, Yigal Hurvitz, 62, who resigned as Finance Minister on Sunday, seems to thrive on.


  • Davies concludes another tour of failed urban development by citing "the British genius for making 'The Dismal' -a national characteristic he immediately demonstrates with a lugubriously hummed version of Brahms's Lullaby. No nostalgic Penny...
    on Jan 20, 2009 By: Terence Davies Source: Village Voice

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