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gloom·y

 (glo͞o′mē)
adj. gloom·i·er, gloom·i·est
1. Partially or totally dark, especially dismal and dreary: a damp, gloomy day.
2. Showing or filled with gloom: gloomy faces.
3.
a. Causing or producing gloom; depressing: gloomy news.
b. Marked by hopelessness; very pessimistic: gloomy predictions.

gloom′i·ly adv.
gloom′i·ness n.

gloomy

(ˈɡluːmɪ)
adj, gloomier or gloomiest
1. dark or dismal
2. causing depression, dejection, or gloom: gloomy news.
3. despairing; sad
ˈgloomily adv
ˈgloominess n

gloom•y

(ˈglu mi)

adj. gloom•i•er, gloom•i•est.
1. dark or dim: gloomy skies.
2. causing gloom; depressing: a gloomy prospect.
3. filled with or showing gloom; melancholy: a gloomy mood.
[1580–90]
gloom′i•ly, adv.
gloom′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.gloomy - depressingly dark; "the gloomy forest"; "the glooming interior of an old inn"; "`gloomful' is archaic"
dark - devoid of or deficient in light or brightness; shadowed or black; "sitting in a dark corner"; "a dark day"; "dark shadows"; "dark as the inside of a black cat"
2.gloomy - filled with melancholy and despondency ; "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"
dejected - affected or marked by low spirits; "is dejected but trying to look cheerful"
3.gloomy - 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"
cheerless, depressing, uncheerful - causing sad feelings of gloom and inadequacy; "the economic outlook is depressing"; "something cheerless about the room"; "a moody and uncheerful person"; "an uncheerful place"

gloomy

adjective
1. dark, dull, dim, dismal, black, grey, obscure, murky, dreary, sombre, shadowy, overcast, dusky, crepuscular, Stygian, tenebrous Inside it's gloomy after all that sunshine.
dark light, brilliant, sunny, radiant
3. depressing, bad, dismal, dreary, black, saddening, sombre, dispiriting, disheartening, funereal, cheerless, comfortless Officials say the outlook for next year is gloomy.

gloomy

adjective
2. Broodingly and sullenly unhappy:
4. Tending to cause sadness or low spirits:
5. Marked by little hopefulness:
Translations
كَئيبكَئِيبمُثير للكآبَهمُعْتِم، دامِس
sklíčenýsmutnýtemnýtmavýdeprimující
forstemmendeforstemtmørkskummel
synkkä
mračantamantmuran
homályosmélabúsmelankolikussötét
dapur, hnugginndimmur, skuggsÿnnniîurdrepandi
憂鬱な
우울한
mračenžalosten
dunkel
มืดมัว
u ám

gloomy

[ˈgluːmɪ] ADJ (gloomier (compar) (gloomiest (superl)))
1. (= dark) [place] → sombrío, lúgubre; [day, weather] → triste, sombrío
2. (= sad) [atmosphere] → triste, lúgubre
he's a bit of a gloomy characteres un tipo un poco sombrío
to feel gloomy (= sad) → estar bajo de moral, sentirse deprimido
3. (= pessimistic) [person] → pesimista; [forecast, assessment] → pesimista, nada prometedor
to be gloomy about sthser pesimista acerca de algo
no wonder shopkeepers are feeling gloomyno es de extrañar que los comerciantes se sientan pesimistas
things are looking gloomy for the England teamla cosa no se presenta muy halagüeña para el equipo inglés
the outlook for next year is gloomylas perspectivas para el próximo año no son nada prometedoras
he paints a very gloomy picturepinta la cosa muy negra
he takes a gloomy view of everythingtiene una visión muy negativa de todo

gloomy

[ˈgluːmi] adj
[person] → sombre
to feel gloomy → se sentir morose
She's been feeling very gloomy recently → Elle se sent très morose ces derniers temps.
[place] → lugubre
He lives in a small gloomy flat → Il habite un petit appartement lugubre.
[news] → déprimant(e)

gloomy

adj (+er)
(= dark) place, skydüster; day, weather, lighttrüb
(= dismal, despondent) person, moodniedergeschlagen, bedrückt; voicetraurig; (= pessimistic)pessimistisch (→ about über +acc); thought, expressiondüster; (= dispiriting) picture, forecast, futuredüster, bedrückend; newsbedrückend; outlook, prospectstrübe; assessment, viewpessimistisch; there is a gloomy future aheaddie Zukunft sieht düster aus; to feel/look gloomyniedergeschlagen or bedrückt sein/aussehen; to take a gloomy view of thingsschwarzsehen; just thinking about the situation makes me feel gloomyes bedrückt mich, wenn ich nur über die Lage nachdenke; he is very gloomy about his chances of successer beurteilt seine Erfolgschancen sehr pessimistisch

gloomy

[ˈgluːmɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (place, character) → cupo/a, tetro/a; (person) → triste; (atmosphere, weather, day) → deprimente; (sky) → fosco/a; (outlook) → nero/a
to feel gloomy → sentirsi giù or depresso/a
to take a gloomy view of things → vedere tutto nero
to feel gloomy about sth → essere pessimista su qc

gloom

(gluːm) noun
1. a state of not quite complete darkness. I could not tell the colour of the car in the gloom.
2. sadness. The king's death cast a gloom over the whole country.
ˈgloomy adjective
1. sad or depressed. Don't look so gloomy.
2. depressing. gloomy news.
3. dim; dark. gloomy rooms.
ˈgloominess noun

gloomy

كَئِيب šerý skummel bedrückt σκοτεινιασμένος lúgubre synkkä sombre tmuran tenebroso 憂鬱な 우울한 mistroostig dunkel ponury melancólico, sombrio темный dunkel มืดมัว kasvetli u ám 令人沮丧的

gloomy

a. triste, abatido-a.
References in classic literature ?
The brighter Prince Andrew's lot appeared to him, the gloomier seemed his own.
But he kept his affection for certain poets of the graver, not to say gloomier sort, and he must have suffered his children to read them, pending that great question of their souls' salvation which was a lifelong trouble to him.
The shadow of the Saxon hero-king still walks there fitfully, reviewing the scenes of his youth and love-time, and is met by the gloomier shadow of the dreadful heathen Dane, who was stabbed in the midst of his warriors by the sword of an invisible avenger, and who rises on autumn evenings like a white mist from his tumulus on the hill, and hovers in the court of the old hall by the river-side, the spot where he was thus miraculously slain in the days before the old hall was built.
Glegg, in her gloomier moments, had forebodings that, like other husbands of whom she had heard, he might cherish the mean project of heightening her grief at his death by leaving her poorly off, in which case she was firmly resolved that she would have scarcely any weeper on her bonnet, and would cry no more than if he had been a second husband.
As she attempted to do so, the sunshine vanished; or, to judge from the bright expression that was dancing on Pearl's features, her mother could have fancied that the child had absorbed it into herself, and would give it forth again, with a gleam about her path, as they should plunge into some gloomier shade.
His tone and his expression had alike become gloomier.
The more animated they became, the gloomier looked Smilash.
The house in Thavies Inn had bills in the windows annoucing that it was to let, and it looked dirtier and gloomier and ghastlier than ever.
He paused, and a snarl lifting his moustaches above a gleam of white teeth gave him the expression of a reflective beast, not very dangerous - a slow beast with a sleek head, gloomier than a seal, and with a husky voice.
Chimney, white with crusted salt; topmasts struck; storm-sails set; rigging all knotted, tangled, wet, and drooping: a gloomier picture it would be hard to look upon.
Two years on, the characters are even gloomier and you are left with the message that youth and love are delicate and easily torn apart.
Hong Kong, 06 Jumada II,1437 AH, 15 March,2016 , SPA -- Asian stocks fell on Tuesday after the Bank of Japan painted a gloomier view of the world's third-largest economy, but the yen firmed as policymakers appeared to back away from any imminent move to cut interest rates further into negative territory, Reuters reported.