Meaning of Lúgubre

What is Gloomy:

The word gloomy is synonymous with gloomy, funereal, terrifying, unpleasant, pitiful. The word is an adjective to describe the state of a situation, thing, person or regrets, for example: “the appearance of that house is gloomy”, “it is a gloomy room”.

The gloomy expression is of Latin origin "Lugubris" What does it mean "dire, funereal”, Is an adjective formed by the root"lugere"which expresses"lament”.

The opposite of gloomy is optimistic, cheerful, clear, bright, among others.

The gloomy word translated into English is "Lugubrious".

Grim science

Dismal science was the designation given by the British historian, social critic and essayist Thomas Carlyle to economics. This expression was used as a response to the demographic, economic and socio-political theory of Thomas Malthus, it indicated that the growth of the population consisted of a geometric progression, instead, the increase of resources for its survival is an arithmetic progression and, by virtue of this, hunger and universal misery will be inevitable since for Malthus "The power of the population is indefinitely greater than the power of the earth to guarantee the subsistence of man" and, that is why he must There are repressive means such as war, the plague, among others, to reduce population growth in order not to reach the aforementioned consequences.

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