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Synonyms for glum
glʌm

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. glum(adj)

    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, sullen(adj)

    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 Synonymes

  1. glum(a.)

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. glum(a)

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    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. 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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