(comparative more lugubriously, superlative most lugubriously)
- In a lugubrious manner.
lugubrious + -ly
Variant of lugubrious
very sad or mournful, esp. in a way that seems exaggerated or ridiculous
Origin of lugubriousClassical Latin lugubris ; from lugere, to mourn (; from Indo-European base an unverified form leuğ-, an unverified form leug-, to break from source Welsh llwyth, burden) + -ous