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gloomy

gloom·y

gloomy

 
 
pronunciation:
glu mi
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: gloomier, gloomiest
definition 1: dim or dark.
The sky looks gloomy today.
synonyms:
dark, dim, dismal, dreary
antonyms:
brilliant, cheerful
similar words:
black, melancholy, murky, shaded, somber, sullen
definition 2: showing or filled with sadness.
He has a gloomy expression on his face.
synonyms:
glum, melancholy, sad, somber
antonyms:
cheerful, jovial, merry, radiant, sunny
similar words:
blue, downcast, grim, unhappy
definition 3: causing a sad or dreary feeling.
That new movie was gloomy.
synonyms:
black, depressing, dismal, melancholy
similar words:
bleak, dark, dreary, pessimistic
derivations: gloomily (adv.), gloominess (n.)
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