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  Definition of gloomy
  1. depressingly dark; "the gloomy forest"; "the glooming interior of an old inn"; "`gloomful'' is archaic"
  2. causing dejection; "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"
  3. depressing in character or appearance; "drove through dingy streets"; "the dismal prison twilight"- Charles Dickens; "drab old buildings"; "a dreary mining town"; "gloomy tenements"; "sorry routine that follows on the heels of death"- B.A.Williams
  4. reflecting gloom; "gloomy faces"
  5. characterized by hopelessness; filled with gloom; "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"
  6. causing or suggestive of sorrow or gloom; "a gloomy outlook"; "gloomy news"
Similar Words: glooming, gloomful, blue, dark, depressing, disconsolate, dismal, dispiriting, grim, dingy, drab, drear, dreary, sorry, glum, long-faced, darkening, depressive, saddening

 

 
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