Definition of gloomy in English:

gloomy

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Pronunciation: /ˈgluːmi
 
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adjective (gloomier, gloomiest)

Derivatives

gloomily

adverb
More example sentences
  • And once it had become clear that her every question about my school would be answered gloomily, she stopped asking.
  • Publishers mutter gloomily that while there are a huge number of children's books out there, there hasn't actually been a rise in the number of authors selling books.
  • So how disappointing, how gloomily predictable, that the proposed new footbridge is being greeted with the usual grumbling hostility.

gloominess

noun
More example sentences
  • It's easy to make a movie that looks dark without having any darkness to it, but this is a film with a core gloominess and sadness and danger that feels real.
  • These past days I had felt fine - despite the gloominess and pessimism - and hadn't felt sorry for anyone but myself.
  • Aerobic exercise can ease the gloominess of depression and the tension associated with anxiety.

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