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Origin of lugubrious
Examples from the Web for lugubrious
She is likely to shoehorn her pain into lugubrious scenarios that are perfect for country-music videos.
Death is not a lugubrious occasion here, but more often a celebration of a life.
To which she responded, to the lugubrious air of "John Brown's Body,"
To this lugubrious declaration Lena Rook yielded ready assent.The Fatal Cord|Mayne Reid
A lugubrious quail doled forth a grating, dismal note at long but measured intervals, offending the ear and depressing the heart.It Is Never Too Late to Mend|Charles Reade
Those four lugubrious walls had their moment of dazzling brilliancy.Les Misrables|Victor Hugo
After the disappearance of day into the vast of silent obscurity, he became in lugubrious accord with all around him.The Man Who Laughs|Victor Hugo
Word Origin for lugubrious
c.1600, from Latin lugubris "mournful, pertaining to mourning," from lugere "to mourn," from PIE root *leug- "to break; to cause pain" (cf. Greek lygros "mournful, sad," Sanskrit rujati "breaks, torments," Lettish lauzit "to break the heart"). Related: Lugubriously; lugubriousness.