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  Words related to gloomy

Related / Similar Words: glooming, gloomful, blue, dark, depressing, disconsolate, dismal, dispiriting, grim, dingy, drab, drear, dreary, sorry, glum, long-faced, darkening, depressive, saddening

 

Definition:
  • depressingly dark; "the gloomy forest"; "the glooming interior of an old inn"; "`gloomful'' is archaic";
  • 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";
  • depressing in character or appearance; "drove through dingy streets"; "the dismal prison twilight"- Charles Dickens; "drab old buildings"; "a dreary mining town"; "gloomy tenements"; "sorry routine that follows on the heels of death"- B.A.Williams;
  • reflecting gloom; "gloomy faces";
  • characterized by hopelessness; filled with gloom; "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";
  • causing or suggestive of sorrow or gloom; "a gloomy outlook"; "gloomy news";

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