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Gloomy meaning

gloomy - 4 dictionary results

  1. 1. characterized by hopelessness; filled with gloom; " 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"
  2. 2. Imperfectly illuminated; dismal through obscurity or darkness; dusky; dim; clouded; as, the cavern was gloomy.
  3. 3. Affected with, or expressing, gloom; melancholy; dejected; as, a gloomy temper or countenance.
  4. 4. Sad; sullen; dimly lighted; dark.

gloomy - examples of usage

  1. We're still at it- but we'll never find him," he ended, with a sort of gloomy assurance. - "The Ghost Pirates", William Hope Hodgson.
  2. He looked at me, with a sort of gloomy suspicion; but said nothing. - "The Ghost Pirates", William Hope Hodgson.
  3. When I wished him success, he looked very gloomy, and made no reply. - "Paddy Finn", W. H. G. Kingston.
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