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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
adjective: Mournful, dismal, especially in an exaggerated or affected manner.
From Latin lugere (to mourn).
"Although the program notes characterize the piece as dark and
lugubrious, it's actually rather playful and matter-of-fact,
a reflection of Russian acceptance of life's inequalities and perils."
We tend to overestimate the effect of a technology in the short run and underestimate the effect in the long run. -Roy Amara, engineer, futurist (b. 1925)