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1. glum

adjective. ['ˈglʌm'] moody and melancholic.

Antonyms

  • clear

Etymology

  • glomen (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Glum

  • mccrumb
  • mccrum
  • deblum
  • ancrum
  • succumb
  • strum
  • hohum
  • exum
  • become
  • baucum
  • swum
  • stumm
  • stum
  • slum
  • shrum
  • sharum
  • scum
  • schrum
  • plumb
  • plum
  • pflum
  • narum
  • krumme
  • krumm
  • krum
  • klumb
  • grum
  • frum
  • from
  • drumm

Example sentences of the word glum


1. Noun, singular or mass
Pluto, the Roman god of the underworld, presided over a glum and featureless domain.

2. Adjective
Starches get a bad rap, but it's not all glum news.

Quotes containing the word glum


1. I run because if I didn’t, I’d be sluggish and glum and spend too much time on the couch. I run to breathe the fresh air. I run to explore. I run to escape the ordinary. I run…to savor the trip along the way. Life becomes a little more vibrant, a little more intense. I like that.
- Dean Karnazes, Ultramarathon Man: Confessions of an All-Night Runner

2. glum

adjective. ['ˈglʌm'] showing a brooding ill humor.

Synonyms

  • glowering
  • sullen
  • ill-natured
  • sour
  • moody
  • dour
  • saturnine
  • dark

Antonyms

  • pleasant
  • sweet
  • tasteless
  • unsoured

Etymology

  • glomen (Middle English (1100-1500))
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