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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Lu·gu·bri·ous a.  Mournful; indicating sorrow, often ridiculously or feignedly; doleful; woful; pitiable; as, a whining tone and a lugubrious look.
    Crossbones, scythes, hourglasses, and other lugubrious emblems of mortality.   --Hawthorne.
 -- Lu*gu*bri*ous*ly, adv. -- Lu*gu*bri*ous*ness, n.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : excessive sadness and mournfulness [syn: gloominess]