What does the word lugubrious mean?

Usage examples for lugubrious

  1. I was measured for a pair of crutches some time later by a lugubrious individual in a long black frock coat looking like an undertaker. – Fanny Goes to War by Pat Beauchamp
  2. She dropped her fan upon her knees, and asked me, with a lugubrious air of triumph and reproach, " Did you ever hear of Constance Pleyel?" – In Direst Peril by David Christie Murray
  3. Er- a bit lugubrious, isn't it, Mrs Hilliard? – The Love Affairs of Pixie by Mrs George de Horne Vaizey
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