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Princeton's WordNet1.5 / 2 votes

  1. glumadjective

    moody and melancholic

    Synonyms:
    dark, sullen, morose, dour, sour, glowering, saturnine, moody

    Antonyms:
    good-natured, elated

  2. dark, dour, glowering, glum, moody, morose, saturnine, sour, sullenadjective

    showing a brooding ill humor

    "a dark scowl"; "the proverbially dour New England Puritan"; "a glum, hopeless shrug"; "he sat in moody silence"; "a morose and unsociable manner"; "a saturnine, almost misanthropic young genius"- Bruce Bliven; "a sour temper"; "a sullen crowd"

    Synonyms:
    pertinacious, heavy, forbidding, sullen, dogged, dark, moody, non-white, temperamental, threatening, coloured, disconsolate, dark-skinned, black, gloomy, drear, benighted, off, blue, glowering, obscure, sour, sinister, turned, grim, saturnine, tenacious, off-key, dour, false, unyielding, sorry, drab, dingy, dreary, dismal, persistent, lowering, rancid, morose

    Antonyms:
    elated, good-natured

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. glumadjective

    Synonyms:
    sullen, moody, sulky, morose, sour, crabbed, crusty, grum, glowering, frowning, spleeny, dogged, stubborn, intractable, cross-grained

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words5.0 / 1 vote

  1. glumadjective

    Synonyms:
    moody, dumpish, sullen, sulky, morose, sour

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "glum":

    morose, head, burial

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How to use glum in a sentence?

  1. President Barack Obama:

    They're so glum, they're really so frustrated ... Everybody here's got a list of things we've got to tackle. But maybe what makes us a little different as Democrats is we try to base our analysis on facts.

  2. Jen Psaki:

    We don't get too glum around here even if things get challenging. Our view and his view is to continue to press forward and address the challenges the American people are facing.

  3. Ana Navarro:

    I'm pretty damn glum tonight, (Bush has) gotta take the next 10 days...to really figure out how to dominate in the debates.


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