Sad, happy and funny

lugubrious
(adj)
loo-GOO-bri-ǝs
Meaning

mournful; sad

1st Sample Sentence

When he came home and saw the lugubrious look on his wife's face, he realized that she must have some sad and terrible news for him.

Root

lugubris (mournful, pertaining to mourning) (Latin)

Synonyms

despondent, dour, lugubrious, maudlin, morose, saturnine

Antonyms

blithe, buoyant, ebullient, jocular

Mnemonics

He was very mournful when he had to BURY his maimed LEG.

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