Gloomy definition

glo͝omē
Partially or totally dark, especially dismal and dreary.

A damp, gloomy day.

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Showing or filled with gloom.

Gloomy faces.

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Overspread with or enveloped in darkness or dimness.
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The definition of gloomy is dark, depressing or dim.

An example of gloomy is a rainy, dark day.

An example of gloomy is a person who is sad or pessimistic.

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Causing or producing gloom; depressing.

Gloomy news.

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Imperfectly illuminated; dismal through obscurity or darkness; dusky; dim; clouded.

The cavern was gloomy.

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Marked by hopelessness; very pessimistic.

Gloomy predictions.

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Causing gloom; dismal; depressing.
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Very sad or dejected; hopeless; melancholy.
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Affected with, or expressing, gloom; melancholy; dejected.

A gloomy temper or countenance.

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Morose or sullen.
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Other Word Forms

Adjective

Base Form:
gloomy
Comparative:
gloomier
Superlative:
gloomiest

Origin of gloomy

  • gloom +‎ -y

    From Wiktionary