As a noun glum
As an adjective doleful is
filled with grief, mournful, bringing feelings of sadness.
From (etyl) glomen, glommen, glomben, . More at (l).
(obsolete) To look sullen; to be of a sour countenance; to be glum.
Probably from (etyl) . More at (l).
despondent; moody; sullen
- I frighten people by my glum face.
Filled with grief, mournful, bringing feelings of sadness.
- The doleful peal of the bell indicated another funeral was being held.