As adjectives the difference between lugubrious and sentimental
is that lugubrious
is gloomy, mournful or dismal, especially to an exaggerated degree while sentimental
is characterized by sentiment, sentimentality or excess emotion.
gloomy, mournful or dismal, especially to an exaggerated degree.
- The poor lighting and sparse maintenance, plus the rarefied traffic on its wide boulevards, made the effect of Pyongyang on the tourist distinctly lugubrious .
- His client's lugubrious expression tipped off the detective that something lurked beneath her optimistic words.
characterized by sentiment, sentimentality or excess emotion
derived from emotion rather than reason; of or caused by sentiment
* 1885 : ,
*: Are you in sentimental mood?
*: I'll sigh with you.
* 1944 : ,
*: Gonna take a Sentimental Journey,
*: Gonna set my heart at ease.
*: Gonna make a Sentimental Journey,
*: to renew old memories.