English version

glum

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishglumglum /ÉĄlʌm/ adjective (comparative glummer, superlative glummest) 🔊 🔊 SAD/UNHAPPYif someone is glum, they feel unhappy and do not talk a lot syn gloomy 🔊 Anna looked glum. 🔊 After dinner, Kate lapsed into a glum silence. —glumly adverb 🔊 She stared glumly at her plate. —glumness noun [uncountable]
Examples from the Corpus
glumâ€Ē On the day of the funeral, the mood in the house was glum.â€Ē Indeed, he had seemed quite glum.â€Ē When Fabia went to bed that night she felt as glum as she had when she had got up.â€Ē The glum symptoms range from junk-bond distress to the destruction of wealth caused by falling property values and the thrifts debacle.â€Ē We turned our faces glum to reaffirm the forced nature of this trip.â€Ē Ball maintains the prerequisite glum visage, but he's clearly happy standing behind his bank of electronic equipment.
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