eidolon

/aɪˈdəʊlən/

n – An image or representation of an idea; a representation of an ideal form; an apparition of some actual or imaginary entity, or of some aspect of reality. A phantom, a ghost or elusive entity.

“Considered as a flawless hero that everyone should aspire to be, the knight is more of an eidolon than a man to his people.”

obstreperous

/ɑːbˈstɹɛpəɹəs/

adj – Attended by, or making, a loud and tumultuous noise; boisterous, noisy.
OR Stubbornly defiant; disobedient; resistant to authority or control, whether in a noisy manner or not.

“The football fans were obstreperous throughout the championship game.”

 

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lugubrious

/ləˈɡ(j)uːbɹi.əs/

adj. 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 the city on the tourist distinctly lugubrious.”

“His client’s lugubrious expression tipped off the detective that something lurked beneath her optimistic words.”