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Definitions and Synonyms of glum | Another word for glum | What is glum?

Definition 1: moody and melancholic - [adjective satellite denoting all]

(glum is similar to ...) affected or marked by low spirits

"is dejected but trying to look cheerful"

Definition 2: showing a brooding ill humor - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where glum or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • 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
  • a sour temper
  • a sullen crowd

Synonyms for glum in the sense of this definition

(glum is similar to ...) having an irritable and unpleasant disposition

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