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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 ?
Next Sunday was one of the gloomiest of April days--a day of thick, dark clouds, and heavy showers.
During all this blackness of the elements, Ahab, though assuming for the time the almost continual command of the drenched and dangerous deck, manifested the gloomiest reserve; and more seldom than ever addressed his mates.
The thoughts of his mind, besides, were of the gloomiest dye; and when he glanced at the companion of his drive, he was conscious of some touch of that terror of the law and the law's officers, which may at times assail the most honest.
Debienne and Poligny, who, seeing us pass straight from the gloomiest state of mind to one of the most insolent merriment, acted as though they thought that we had gone mad.
She stole away, with her formal curtsey, her noiseless step, and her obstinate resolution to take the gloomiest view of her husband's case.
But when his trouble came upon him, she discovered many good things in this cousin of hers, and learned not only to pity but to respect and love the poor Worm, who tried to be patient, brave, and cheerful, and found it a harder task than anyone guessed, except the little nurse, who saw him in his gloomiest moods.
One day while indulging in the gloomiest reflections he suddenly sprang from the rock upon which he sat, and with a determined gesture of the right hand exclaimed: "I will no longer be a suppliant for knowledge which the gods withhold.
that confinement withers them), and lend some charms of their own to the gloomiest scene.
Carthoris and I were wrapped in the gloomiest of thoughts.
cried the priest, with a terrible look; and, giving the amazed Gringoire a push on the shoulders, he plunged, with long strides, under the gloomiest arcades of the cathedral.
Fentolin continued, with the air of one enjoying speech, "which find their way into even the gloomiest of lives.
The gloomiest problem of this mysterious life was constantly before his eyes,--souls crushed and ruined, evil triumphant, and God silent.