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Poetic Definitions: lugubrious
Poetic Form
Didactic "Graph Theoretic Poems"  

Zedd
Specially dismal, bleak, somber, miserable or doleful.
dolorous
grievous
woeful
mournful
downcast
overcast
But neither joyful, joyous, happy, delighted nor gleeful.
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— Jordan Howard
Yoda
Lugubrious: Master, can I become cheery?

Cheery, once upon a time you never were!
Breezy, you have not been!
Dismal, you are!
Funereal, you will ceaselessly be!

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— Dwayne Fletcher
Xenia Epigram
Please take from me this page,
     focussing on the term lugubrious
Used by many a linguist sage,
     seeking a term for dolorous

Just wait a bit and you may find,
     better than any an anagram,
when coders have more time,
     a much better fitting epigram.
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— Marian Foster
Waka
Just like the mourners,
they're unfortunately bleak.
No, never jocund!
Spacecraft Attitude Display,
discontented with oneself.

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— Marlene Cooper
Verse (modern)
Lugubrious

Lugubrious is a word that sings; it rhymes with mysterious, notorious, and precarious.
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— Maureen Marshal
Unitoum
Lugubrious

Woe
make
rogue
earn

make
gloom
earn
pain

gloom
build
pain
lose

build
rogue
lose
woe.
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— Melinda Ros
Tanaka
For the time being
relatives by marriage
be anxious about
South Atlantic Division.
site area director.

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— Duane Innocent
Rondelet
Lugubrious

Lacking sharpness,
jokes with a double meaning.
Lacking sharpness,
characterized by hopelessness.
Not clear to the understanding,
deliberately misleading.
Lacking sharpness.

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— Móric Leopold
Quinzaine
Lugubrious

Blues can be several lows.
Can you believe it?
Are they bad?

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— Marion Leith
Pi (π)
Can I cast a poesy, disclosed so people might see
Newly pleasing sentences, broadly nurturing, and oh now bestowed free?
Morose or mopish feel all too absolute. But is rackety?
Woebegone, black? - or funereal, pitiable? Darn! I neglected rickety!
I wonder desperate and otherwise frightful, but frankly ought I
- throw meanings so - abstracts written from computers spry?
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— Floyd Red
Octosyllable
Really dumpy and needy.
But also humpy and seedy.
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— Lynn Silver
Nonet
explainable in different ways
being sullen, morose or glum
colorado Maduro
miserable person
unpalatable
melancholy
dejected
dreary
gaunt
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— Lloyd Justice
Mirror Cinquain
lugubrious
dismal, gloomy
touching, suffering, frowning
being dark, sombre, obscure, black or murky
moody
gloom
one who is solitary, or lives alone
reducing, debasing, commencing
morose, gloomy
sullen
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— Oscar Vaughan
Limerick
There was a gal from McCreary,
She needed a word for dreary.
      Such as manimal?
      But then thought dismal!
That smart woman from McCreary.
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— Pauline Valentine
Kural
Disconsolate, lachrymose, funeral, triste
Mourning's gloomy heavies

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— Sherry Harding
Haiku (terse)
Unreliable
apologetically
infelicitous

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— Cheryl Ros
Haiku (3-word)
Abominating
individualistic
infelicity

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— Marilyn Oz
Haiku (modern)
Sad, bleak, dark and blue,
damp, dead, deep, dim, dire, dour, drab,
glum, black, grey, mournful.

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— Julia Tate
Gnomic
Being unlucky, hapless or luckless.
Being anxious, uneasy or restless.
Being cruel, merciless or ruthless.
Being bold, brave or fearless.
Being unequalled, peerless or matchless.

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— Henry Cherry
Fib (Fibonacci)
So
sad
dismal
unhappy
infelicitous

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— Douglas Love
Diamante
Lugubrious
dreary, forlorn
suffering, missing, frowning
blues, lorn ..... enthusiasm, eagerness
erecting, determining, creating
happy, zealous
cheerful
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— Martha Neal
Cinquain - Phrasal
lugubrious
intense cold
cloudy and rainy
being woeful or forlorn
melancholy

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— Havel Jordan
Cinquain - Expressional
lugubrious
and dreary
in this gloomy
forebodings of bad behaviour.
distressing!

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— Amy Riley
Butterfly Cinquain
dismal
without merit
impervious to light
strictly relative in nature
cheerless
inside the village limits of
with evil intention
needy person
dreary
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— Maria Cole
Acrostic - Prefix
 Lamentable
unhappy
gloomy
unhappier
bleak
rueful
imperious
obscure
unhappiest
somber
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— Mary Davis
Acrostic - Diagonal
Lamentable
Funereal
Regrettable
Saturnine
Macabre
Deplorable
Plaintive
Heartbroken
Ineffectual
Comfortless
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— Linda Nelson

Source: Eve, with graph theoretic pseudonyms.