Usage examples for gloomy

  1. " Yes, I know," frowned Mr. Smith, with a gloomy sigh. – Oh, Money! Money! by Eleanor Hodgman Porter
  2. Different were the thoughts of the gloomy Athol as he rode by the side of the regent. – The Scottish Chiefs by Jane Porter
  3. They returned home; Radionek was quite gloomy. – Iermola by Joseph Ignatius Kraszewksi
  4. You cannot imagine what a relief you are to us: you help us to bear our gloomy memories. – Faith and Unfaith by Duchess
  5. His thoughts were gloomy. – Invisible Links by Selma Lagerlof
  6. Arthur went out taking the paper with him, but in the passage he paused, his face gloomy. – Ovington's Bank by Stanley J. Weyman
  7. Nothing could be more gloomy than Bonaparte's entrance into Paris. – The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton
  8. It's a gloomy thing, however, to talk about one's own past, with the day breaking. – A Tale of Two Cities A Story of the French Revolution by Charles Dickens
  9. He is a very gloomy fellow and sings hymn- tunes, " Rock of Ages," " There is a Happy Land," and " Jerusalem the Golden." – The Golden Scarecrow by Hugh Walpole
  10. They tried not to look at the gloomy side, but that was impossible. – The White Desert by Courtney Ryley Cooper
  11. He seemed gloomy and tired; but when I entered he sat up, passed his hand many times over his forehead, and said to me, " Constant, I have a headache." – The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton
  12. The atmosphere of the whole place was gloomy. – An Eye for an Eye by Anthony Trollope
  13. Now, presently, when an hundred thousand years had gone, or it may be a greater space; there came slowly the utter twilight of the world, as the sun to die the more; so that presently it gave but an utter gloomy light. – The Night Land by William Hope Hodgson
  14. He was possessed of a sudden gloomy impression that she knew something of the two men who rode. – Caste by W. A. Fraser
  15. Somewhere the girl who had wept so bitterly in that gloomy little waiting- room. – Seven Keys to Baldpate by Earl Derr Biggers
  16. Therefore we should endeavor to rise out of the atmosphere of gloomy forebodings. – The Jericho Road by W. Bion Adkins
  17. But he was of the gloomy opinion that she had simply ceased to amuse herself. – The Missourian by Eugene P. (Eugene Percy) Lyle
  18. Quorn stared in front of him in gloomy silence. – A Poached Peerage by William Magnay
  19. However, there is one comfort to be taken even from the gloomy time of year. – The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. VI. (of 12) by Edmund Burke
  20. Doctor, you are gloomy to- night, and I confess that I am also. – Who Goes There? by Blackwood Ketcham Benson