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Definitions for gloomy
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. glooming, gloomy, gloomful, sulkyadjective

    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-spiritedadjective

    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, drearyadjective

    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. gloomyadjective

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

    The cavern was gloomy.

  2. gloomyadjective

    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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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. Stephen Hearst:

    My logic back then was very simple, this was an opportunity to clarify the record, to draw the distinction between the fictional character of Charlie Kane and his gloomy Xanadu and WR Hearst and his beautiful architectural masterpiece at the top of the hill at San Simeon.

  2. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    In narrow and gloomy streets, keep your spirit high!

  3. Thomas Jefferson:

    I steer my bark with hope in the head, leaving fear astern. My hopes indeed sometimes fail, but not oftener than the forebodings of the gloomy.

  4. Erik Pevernagie:

    How many people are ready to die for beauty, prepared to go through an infernal desert of starvation. Absence of beauty means ultimate loneliness. Absence of beauty means guilt and exile into a no-man’s land. Life is an outcast’s journey through a gloomy valley, when beauty has forsaken. ("Absence of beauty was like hell").

  5. Francis of Assisi:

    It is not fitting, when one is in God's service, to have a gloomy face or a chilling look.

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