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Adjective: gloomy (gloomier,gloomiest)  gloo-mee
  1. Depressingly dark
    "the gloomy forest";
    - glooming [archaic], gloomful [archaic], sulky
  2. Filled with melancholy and despondency
    "gloomy at the thought of what he had to face"; "gloomy predictions"; "a gloomy silence";
    - grim, blue [informal], depressed, dispirited, down, downcast, downhearted, down in the mouth, low, low-spirited
  3. Causing dejection
    "a dark gloomy day";
    - blue [informal], dark, dingy, disconsolate, dismal, grim, sorry, drab, drear, dreary

Derived forms: gloomier, gloomiest

See also: cheerless, dark, dejected, depressing, uncheerful

Encyclopedia: Gloomy