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gloomy - Dictionary definition and meaning for word gloomy

Definition
(adj) depressingly dark
Synonyms : gloomful , glooming , sulky
Example Sentence
  • the gloomy forest
  • the glooming interior of an old inn
  • `gloomful' is archaic

Definition
(adj) filled with melancholy and despondency
Example Sentence
  • 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

Definition
(adj) causing dejection
Synonyms : blue , dark , dingy , disconsolate , dismal , drab , drear , dreary , grim , sorry
Example Sentence
  • 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

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