Translation of gloomy in Spanish:

gloomy

Pronunciation: /ˈgluːmi/

adj (-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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