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glum

adjective uk   us   /ɡlʌm/ (glummer, glummest) informal
disappointed or unhappy, and quiet: You look glum. What's up? He's very glum about the company's prospects. If a place is glum, it is not attractive and has nothing that causes pleasure: They live in one glum little room.
glumly
adverb uk   us   /ˈɡlʌm.li/
"I'll never find another job at my age," she said glumly.
glumness
noun [U] uk   us   /ˈɡlʌm.nəs/
Translations of “glum”
in Arabic حَزين…
in Korean 침울한…
in Malaysian suram…
in French maussade…
in Turkish mutsuz, üzgün, morali bozuk…
in Italian triste, depresso…
in Chinese (Traditional) 沮喪的, 悶悶不樂的, 愁悶的…
in Russian хмурый…
in Polish przybity…
in Vietnamese ủ rũ, rầu rĩ…
in Spanish sombrío, taciturno, melancólico…
in Portuguese triste, desanimado…
in Thai หม่นหมอง…
in German verdrießlich…
in Catalan trist…
in Japanese 憂うつそうな…
in Indonesian sedih, muram, murung…
in Chinese (Simplified) 沮丧的, 闷闷不乐的, 愁闷的…
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