Origin of glum
synonym study for glum
OTHER WORDS FROM glumglumly, adverbglumness, noun
Words nearby glum
How to use glum in a sentence
My youngest son was especially glum as flight delays and a missed connection left him stranded in the airport in Charlottesville, North Carolina, while his brother’s bachelor party went on without him.Epic delays and flight cancellations: How the US airline industry can get back up to speed|Teresa Carr/Undark|January 12, 2022|Popular-Science
They included Lupoi, who looked sheepishly glum as he nodded to a woman who is apparently his wife amongst the spectators.
It makes for rather glum reading—not least because it was printed in 1816.Britain’s Weight Crisis Almost Hits U.S. Proportions|Dan Jones|February 21, 2013|DAILY BEAST
For Derrida, in 1965, as often, the start of the summer was rather glum.Derrida’s ‘Of Grammatology’ and the Birth of Deconstruction|Benoît Peeters|December 21, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Meanwhile, several Wall Street forecasters and other firms have lowered their estimates to the same glum ballpark.
So why are economic forecasters so glum about the fourth quarter?
He sat glum and thoughtful, his mind in unproductive travail, until the captain was announced.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
Why, I could talk for eight days without taking breath, and I am by nature a glum, silent man.First Plays|A. A. Milne
Tessa is thinking of glum things to say to me, do sit down and say something funny.Tessa Wadsworth's Discipline|Jennie M. Drinkwater
The thud of a bar dropped in place punctuated the evening's experience with a glum finality.Valley of the Croen|Lee Tarbell
I thought so because he passed us as we were coming home and was looking very glum.Elsie's Vacation and After Events|Martha Finley