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gloom-ridden

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Definition of gloom-ridden in English:

adjective

Feeling or causing despondency; pessimistic: gloom-ridden predictions
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  • To most of them Spengler looked like a gloom-ridden pessimist.
  • Their hair was long and unkempt, their faces weary, ashen, gloom-ridden.
  • It was warmer inside, but the hall seemed dark and gloom-ridden after the broad white snow-covered fields shining under the pale morning sky.

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