Lugubrious in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Lugubrious

Gloomy, mournful or dismal, especially to an exaggerated degree.

Short Example Sentences for Lugubrious

  • 1. Their sound is lugubrious in the extreme. 🔊
  • 2. The lugubrious prospect saddened them. 🔊
  • 3. Such was the first act in this lugubrious drama. 🔊
  • 4. The voices, of lugubrious prophecy are silent. 🔊
  • 5. He accustomed himself to contemplate without emotion this lugubrious ruin. 🔊
  • 6. The priest nodded a lugubrious and pleased assent to this plain doctrine. 🔊
  • 7. Mrs. Minto shook her head several times, with lugubrious effect. 🔊

How to use Lugubrious in Sentences?

  • 1. And even if it were there would be no necessity for being so lugubrious over it. 🔊
  • 2. A somewhat romantic history had given a poetic interest to his lugubrious visage. 🔊
  • 3. I vainly tried to keep up my courage; this lugubrious story would haunt me in spite of myself. 🔊
  • 4. He had just been going over with the lugubrious Shearson a batch of advertising cancellations. 🔊
  • 5. Once or twice, in passing, she heard him singing to himself the most lugubrious song in the world. 🔊
  • 6. Joan interrupted this lugubrious chatter to ask the immediate whereabouts of Archie. 🔊
  • 7. And the listener quails as lugubrious wails Are succeeded by agonised screams. 🔊
  • 8. His voice took on a sinister, even lugubrious tone, which made the student shudder. 🔊
  • 9. The lugubrious booming of cannons came rolling over the meanderings of the Seine from the capital. 🔊
  • 10. Hiram, regarded in a certain light, presented a most comical, though most lugubrious appearance. 🔊
  • 11. Once more the melancholy chronicler of the ill-fated "Petrel" resumed his lugubrious narrative. 🔊
  • 12. One Mr. Lugubrious Blue flits through the drawings of a certain famous cartoonist. 🔊
  • 13. Once in a while they spoke to each other, always with a kind of lugubrious gentleness in their voices. 🔊
  • 14. Then he showed them the lugubrious object, still resting on the charger amid the ruins of the feast. 🔊
  • 15. The most conspicuous of them are brought together in this lugubrious painting, which covers all the walls of one chapel. 🔊
  • 16. There were enough lugubrious subjects which might not be escaped, without wilfully conjuring up baleful images. 🔊
  • 17. Where have the elements you absorb to-day in respiration and assimilation been drawn from, what lugubrious adventures have they been subject to? 🔊
  • 18. This lugubrious reply, strange to say, did not evoke the sympathy which a listener might have expected. 🔊
  • 19. The laugh that followed was interrupted by the approach of a raucous, shrieking noise that rose and fell in lugubrious cadence. 🔊
  • 20. The whole prospect was sordid, uncouth, and suggested something of a nether world of lugubrious fancy. 🔊
  • 21. Some of them are cutting up fuel and arranging the pyre, while others seated on the walls play a lugubrious strain on the native instruments. 🔊
  • 22. And a proper lugubrious symbol it made for their lugubrious, prison-like, primitive view of the matter. 🔊
  • 23. A few minutes later Wainwright emerged from the telephone booth in the drug store with a lugubrious expression. 🔊
  • 24. This is too lugubrious and cynical not to have some truth in it; but I am unwilling to believe that more than half of it is true. 🔊
  • 25. Great clouds, dirty tattered rags hung about the sky; when the moon was hidden there came lugubrious obscurity. 🔊
  • 26. Luka, as he worked, sang a lugubrious native ditty, while with his knife he trimmed the skins into shape. 🔊
  • 27. He kissed various objects dear to the little maid, and then, in lugubrious unrest, sallied out and mounted. 🔊
  • 28. She laughed at his lugubrious countenance, then stood up, and reached out a hand to him, letting him hold it for just a breath of time. 🔊