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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 ?
A gloomy wood," according to the one playbill, was represented by a few shrubs in pots, green baize on the floor, and a cave in the distance.
She was the daugh- ter of Henry Carpenter, bookkeeper in the First Na- tional Bank of Winesburg, and lived with him in a gloomy old house far out at the end of Buckeye Street.
As the day had now dawned, the opposite shores no longer presented a confused outline, but they were able to look into the woods, and distinguish objects beneath a canopy of gloomy pines.
One day I undertook a tour through the country, and the diversity and beauties of nature I met with in this charming season, expelled every gloomy and vexatious thought.
There is a tradition, only worth alluding to as lending a tinge of superstitious awe to a scene perhaps gloomy enough without it, that a voice spoke loudly among the guests, the tones of which were like those of old Matthew Maule, the executed wizard,--"God hath given him blood to drink
Certain it is that, some fifteen or twenty years after the settlement of the town, the wooden jail was already marked with weather-stains and other indications of age, which gave a yet darker aspect to its beetle-browed and gloomy front.
It was one of those less lowering, but still grey and gloomy enough mornings of the transition, when with a fair wind the ship was rushing through the water with a vindictive sort of leaping and melancholy rapidity, that as I mounted to the deck at the call of the forenoon watch, so soon as I levelled my glance towards the taffrail, foreboding shivers ran over me.
So, though in the clear air of day, suspended against a blue-veined neck, the pure-watered diamond drop will healthful glow; yet, when the cunning jeweller would show you the diamond in its most impressive lustre, he lays it against a gloomy ground, and then lights it up, not by the sun, but by some unnatural gases.
So she went on till after he was buried; and then, as she had no home or relations, she, with her six little children, was obliged once more to leave the pleasant home by the tall oak-trees, and go into that great gloomy Union House.
He had been able to repress every disrespectful word; but the flashing eye, the gloomy and troubled brow, were part of a natural language that could not be repressed,--indubitable signs, which showed too plainly that the man could not become a thing.
All seemed pleasure, joy, and roguish gaiety, only one of the numerous guests had a gloomy exterior; but exactly the black armor in which he walked about excited general attention, and his tall figure, as well as the noble propriety of his movements, attracted especially the regards of the ladies.
I could see the sun out at one or two holes, but mostly it was big trees all about, and gloomy in there amongst them.