gloomy Meaning, Definition & Usage
adjective satellite depressingly dark
glooming; gloomful; sulky.
- the gloomy forest
- the glooming interior of an old inn
- `gloomful' is archaic
adjective satellite filled with melancholy and despondency
blue; downhearted; dispirited; down in the mouth; depressed; downcast; down; low; low-spirited; grim.
- gloomy at the thought of what he had to face
- gloomy predictions
- a gloomy silence
- took a grim view of the economy
- the darkening mood
- lonely and blue in a strange city
- depressed by the loss of his job
- a dispirited and resigned expression on her face
- downcast after his defeat
- feeling discouraged and downhearted
adjective satellite causing dejection
blue; dingy; drear; disconsolate; dreary; dark; dismal; drab; sorry; grim.
- a blue day
- the dark days of the war
- a week of rainy depressing weather
- a disconsolate winter landscape
- the first dismal dispiriting days of November
- a dark gloomy day
- grim rainy weather
Imperfectly illuminated; dismal through obscurity or darkness; dusky; dim; clouded;"Though hid in gloomiest shade." Milton. as, the cavern was. gloomy
Affected with, or expressing, gloom; melancholy; dejected; as, a. gloomytemper or countenance Syn. -- Dark; dim; dusky; dismal; cloudy; moody; sullen; morose; melancholy; sad; downcast; depressed; dejected; disheartened.
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