Associations to the word «Gloomy»


GLOOMY, adjective. Imperfectly illuminated; dismal through obscurity or darkness; dusky; dim; clouded.
GLOOMY, adjective. Affected with, or expressing, gloom; melancholy; dejected.
GLOOMY GUS, noun. (informal) A person with a sullen, unhappy appearance or demeanor; a person with a pessimistic outlook.
GLOOMY GUS, noun. Alternative spelling of gloomy Gus
GLOOMY GUSES, noun. Plural of gloomy Gus

Dictionary definition

GLOOMY, adjective. Depressingly dark; "the gloomy forest"; "the glooming interior of an old inn"; "`gloomful' is archaic".
GLOOMY, adjective. Filled with melancholy and despondency ; "gloomy at the thought of what he had to face"; "gloomy predictions"; "a gloomy silence"; "took a grim view of the economy"; "the darkening mood"; "lonely and blue in a strange city"; "depressed by the loss of his job"; "a dispirited and resigned expression on her face"; "downcast after his defeat"; "feeling discouraged and downhearted".
GLOOMY, adjective. Causing dejection; "a blue day"; "the dark days of the war"; "a week of rainy depressing weather"; "a disconsolate winter landscape"; "the first dismal dispiriting days of November"; "a dark gloomy day"; "grim rainy weather".

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