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Lugubrious (शोकाकुल)


Word of the week - LugubriousPronunciation:- लुगुब्रीअस
Hindi Meaning:- शोकाकुल , अति दुखपूर्ण, विषादमय, दुःखात्मक, उदासीन, शोक-सूचक

English Meaning:- sad and serious, excessively mournful, dismal, or gloomy, especially to an exaggerated or ludicrous degree.


Experiencing or marked by or expressing sorrow especially that associated with irreparable loss; "sorrowful widows"; "a sorrowful tale of death and despair"; "sorrowful news"; "even in laughter the heart is sorrowful". 

Example :-
1. A lugubrious expression.
2. He plays it so slowly that it becomes lugubrious.
3. The widow was very lugubrious at her rich dead husband's funeral
4. Lugubrious baritone voice that renders his wonderful lyrics as wistful or deadpan hilarious as appropriate.

Synonyms:-
sorrowful, mournful, sad, dismal, doleful, depressing 


Antonyms:-
Cheerful, joyful



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