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lugubrious

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If any person wish to be idle, let them fall in love.
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Etymology

[[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] lugubris (mournful)

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Adjective

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Positive
lugubrious

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  1. gloomy, mournful or dismal, especially to an exaggerated degree.
    The poor lighting and sparse maintenance of many buildings, plus the rarefied traffic on its wide boulevards made the overall effect that Pyongyang had on the tourist distinctly lugubrious.
    His client's lugubrious expression tipped the detective off to the fact that there was something lurking beneath the surface of her seemingly optimistic words.

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