What does gloomy mean?

Definitions for gloomy
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. glooming, gloomy, gloomful, sulky(adj)

    depressingly dark

    "the gloomy forest"; "the glooming interior of an old inn"; "`gloomful' is archaic"

  2. gloomy, grim, blue, depressed, dispirited, down(p), downcast, downhearted, down in the mouth, low, low-spirited(adj)

    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"

  3. blue, dark, dingy, disconsolate, dismal, gloomy, grim, sorry, drab, drear, dreary(adj)

    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"

Wiktionary

  1. gloomy(Adjective)

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

    The cavern was gloomy.

  2. gloomy(Adjective)

    Affected with, or expressing, gloom; melancholy; dejected.

    a gloomy temper or countenance

Webster Dictionary

  1. Gloomy

    imperfectly illuminated; dismal through obscurity or darkness; dusky; dim; clouded; as, the cavern was gloomy

  2. Gloomy

    affected with, or expressing, gloom; melancholy; dejected; as, a gloomy temper or countenance

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How to say gloomy in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of gloomy in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of gloomy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of gloomy in a Sentence

  1. Martin Rowe:

    I agree dry bulk looks gloomy but we feel we're much closer to the end of this part of a downcycle than we are to the beginning.

  2. John Ing:

    You've got a bounce with the energy stocks after days of gloomy news, though it's probably more bargain hunting than anything else, our view is we're still heading for further weakness in energy prices.

  3. Craig Erlam:

    Strong gains in oil provides a timely boost to what has been a rather gloomy week, but I'm not convinced at this stage that this is anything more than a dead cat bounce.

  4. RVM:

    Gloomy ones must learn to light the Fire of Inspiration – the Spark that will clear the Dark within.-RVM

  5. Michel de Montaigne:

    When I am attacked by gloomy thoughts, nothing helps me so much as running to my books. They quickly absorb me and banish the clouds from my mind.

Images & Illustrations of gloomy

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