Glum vs Glumly - What's the difference?

glum | glumly |


As a verb glum

is (obsolete) to look sullen; to be of a sour countenance; to be glum.

As a noun glum

is (obsolete) sullenness.

As an adjective glum

is despondent; moody; sullen.

As an adverb glumly is

in a glum manner.

glum

English

Etymology 1

From (etyl) glomen, glommen, glomben, . More at (l).

Verb

(glumm)
  • (obsolete) To look sullen; to be of a sour countenance; to be glum.
  • (Hawes)

    Noun

    (-)
  • (obsolete) sullenness
  • (Skelton)

    Etymology 2

    Probably from (etyl) . More at (l).

    Adjective

    (glummer)
  • despondent; moody; sullen
  • * Thackeray
  • I frighten people by my glum face.

    glumly

    English

    Adverb

    (-)
  • in a glum manner
  • Synonyms

    * moodily * sullenly