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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 ?
In truth, I was occupied by gloomy thoughts and neither saw the descent of the evening star nor the golden sunrise reflected in the Rhine.
All day she thought of nothing but how she should get rid of them; and at last an evil idea came into her head, and she determined to send them out into the great gloomy wood where a wicked witch lived.
HUNT and his companions encamped upon the borders of the Caldron Linn, and held gloomy counsel as to their future course.
All I see is that you take too gloomy a view of things.
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.
There was once an old castle, that stood in the middle of a deep gloomy wood, and in the castle lived an old fairy.
It would have made a fine picture, worthy of Rembrandt, the gloomy winding stairs illuminated by the reddish glare of the cresset of Gryphus, with his scowling jailer's countenance at the top, the melancholy figure of Cornelius bending over the banister to look down upon the sweet face of Rosa, standing, as it were, in the bright frame of the door of her chamber, with embarrassed mien at being thus seen by a stranger.
In the morning, however, after this night, Zarathustra jumped up from his couch, and, having girded his loins, he came out of his cave glowing and strong, like a morning sun coming out of gloomy mountains.
There was a short, narrow, gloomy lane or street, shut in between lofty dwelling houses, the lane often dark, always filthy, without sidewalks, a gutter running through the centre, over which, suspended from a rope, hung a dim oil lamp or two--such was the Rue St.
Monte Cristo allowed a short time to elapse, and then said, "It is singular, baron, but the same idea came across me the first time I came here; it looked so gloomy I should never have bought it if my steward had not taken the matter into his own hands.
Having passed through Gaunt Square into Great Gaunt Street, the carriage at length stopped at a tall gloomy house between two other tall gloomy houses, each with a hatchment over the middle drawing- room window; as is the custom of houses in Great Gaunt Street, in which gloomy locality death seems to reign perpetual.
Yon moon that cleaves the gloomy pines Has freshness in her train; Low wind, faint stream, and waterfall Haunt me with their refrain.