Translation of gloomy in Spanish:

gloomy

Pronunciation: /ˈgluːmi/

adjective/adjetivo (-mier, -miest)

  • 1.1 (dark) [day] sombrío; [place] sombrío, lúgubre
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    • The limo windows were tinted, making it appear dark and gloomy outside.
    • She thought of Mae to grant her some more confidence, as she approached the last door in the dark and gloomy corridor.
    • The supernatural thriller takes place in the gloomy, dark dismal backwoods outside New Orleans.
    1.2 (dismal) [atmosphere/person/look] lúgubre, fúnebre; [prospect] nada halagüeño I'm feeling gloomy today hoy estoy bajo de moral 1.3 (pessimistic) [prediction/forecast] pesimista, negativo she takes a gloomy view of everything todo lo ve negro
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    • It cast a gloomy atmosphere around the station, which did not enhance her mood.
    • Yet fewer still are - in private - able to hide their sense of gloomy despondency.
    • So it is with the man himself: an essential sweetness of nature pickled in a brine of gloomy despondency.

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Did you know that the primary meaning of almuerzo is lunch? It is used only in this sense in most of Latin America. In Spain and Mexico, where comida is the usual word for lunch, almuerzo can also be a mid-morning snack.