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Meaning of “glum” - Learner’s Dictionary

glum

adjective     /ɡlʌm/
unhappy: Why are you looking so glum today?Feeling sad and unhappyNot hopeful
glumly adverb
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…
(Definition of glum from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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