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Meaning of GLOOMY

Pronunciation:  'gloomee

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  depressingly dark; "the gloomy forest"; "the glooming interior of an old inn"; "`gloomful' is archaic"
  2. [adj]  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. [adj]  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. [adj]  reflecting gloom; "gloomy faces"
  5. [adj]  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"
  6. [adj]  causing or suggestive of sorrow or gloom; "a gloomy outlook"; "gloomy news"

GLOOMY is a 6 letter word that starts with G.


 Synonyms: blue, cheerless, dark, dejected, depressing, depressive, dingy, disconsolate, dismal, dispiriting, drab, drear, dreary, gloomful, glooming, glum, grim, hopeless, long-faced, sad, saddening, sorry, uncheerful



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Gloom"y\, a. [Compar. {Gloomier}; superl. {Gloomiest}.]
1. Imperfectly illuminated; dismal through obscurity or
   darkness; dusky; dim; clouded; as, the cavern was gloomy.
   ``Though hid in gloomiest shade.'' --Milton.

2. Affected with, or expressing, gloom; melancholy; dejected;
   as, a gloomy temper or countenance.

Syn: Dark; dim; dusky; dismal; cloudy; moody; sullen; morose;
     melancholy; sad; downcast; depressed; dejected;

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: To be surrounded by gloomy things and situations in your dream, forewarns of rapidly approaching loss and unhappiness.
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