Full of or expressive of sorrow
This lugubrious work of art was set up in white marble after his death in St Paul's cathedral, where it may still be seen.
Very near his end he had the lugubrious curiosity to cause the coffins of his embalmed ancestors to be opened at the Escorial.
lugubrious howl just outside -- within ten feet of them.
lugubrious baritone voice that renders his wonderful lyrics as wistful or deadpan hilarious as appropriate.