Synonyms of gloomy in English:



  • 1 a gloomy room
    dark, shadowy, sunless, dim, somber, dingy, dismal, dreary, murky, unwelcoming, cheerless, comfortless, funereal
    literary Stygian
    [Antonyms] bright, sunny
  • 3 gloomy forecasts about the economy
    pessimistic, depressing, downbeat, disheartening, disappointing;
    unfavorable, bleak, bad, black, somber, grim, cheerless, hopeless
    [Antonyms] upbeat, optimistic
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    Pronunciation: dɪˈmɒrəlʌɪz
    cause (someone) to lose confidence or hope