gloomy

[ɡlˈuːmɪ], [ɡlˈuːmɪ], [ɡ_l_ˈuː_m_ɪ]

Definitions of gloomy:

  1.   Gloominess. – The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  2.   Sad; sullen; dimly lighted; dark. – The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  3.   Gloomily. – The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  4.   Gloomier. – The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  5.   Dim or obscure: dimly lighted: sad, melancholy. – The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  6.   Dark; dismal; clouded; heavy of heart. – Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  7.   Overspread with, or wrapped in, darkness; dismal; cheerless. – The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  8.   Gloomiest. – The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  9.   Dark, dim, or dusky; dismal; wearing the aspect of sorrow; melancholy; dejected; of a dark complexion. – Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

Quotes for gloomy:

  1. I don't think Hamlet is mad, nor is he predisposed to be a gloomy or tragic figure. – Kenneth Branagh
  2. Bodily decay is gloomy in prospect, but of all human contemplations the most abhorrent is body without mind. – Thomas Jefferson
  3. On a very gloomy dismal day, just such a one as it ought to be, I went to see Westminster Abbey. – Karl Philipp Moritz
  4. Hell, covering all with its gloomy vapors, has cast shadows on even the holiest eyes. – Jean Racine
  5. People ask me to smile for the camera, but somehow it always comes out gloomy – Stephen Rea

Usage examples for gloomy:

  1. “ " Yes, I know," frowned Mr. Smith, with a gloomy sigh. ” – Oh, Money! Money! by Eleanor Hodgman Porter
  2. Somewhere the girl who had wept so bitterly in that gloomy little waiting- room. ” – Seven Keys to Baldpate by Earl Derr Biggers
  3. They returned home; Radionek was quite gloomy – Iermola by Joseph Ignatius Kraszewksi
  4. “ Arthur went out taking the paper with him, but in the passage he paused, his face gloomy – Ovington's Bank by Stanley J. Weyman
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. The atmosphere of the whole place was gloomy – An Eye for an Eye by Anthony Trollope
  8. Different were the thoughts of the gloomy Athol as he rode by the side of the regent. ” – The Scottish Chiefs by Jane Porter
  9. Nothing could be more gloomy than Bonaparte's entrance into Paris. ” – The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton
  10. 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

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