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. Francis of Assisi:

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

  2. Ehsan Sehgal:

    Whenever I read history, and try to understand a character of Vampire that survives in its Gloomy House after sucking the blood of a virgin. Indeed, it defines an illusion. If I compare that with the White House, where ever, it exists; transparently, it demonstrates the same description; however, it falls not under an illusion; it verifies a reality of survival. The solution everyone knows, need only the courage for the peace of entire humanity on the blue planet.

  3. Jeffrey Landsberg:

    When they do, they will realize how gloomy prospects are for the longer-term dry bulk shipping market.

  4. 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.

  5. Octavius Winslow (1808-1878):

    Christ's boundless grace confronts our deep necessities. Christ's promised presence confronts our sad and gloomy loneliness. Jesus thus filled with grace so overflowing, with love so tender, with sympathy so exquisite, with power so illimitable, with resources so boundless, with a nature so changeless, stands before us and says to each trembling heart, 'Fear not!'”

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