gloomy: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (gl'mē), [key]
— gloom•i•er, gloom•i•est.
  1. dark or dim; deeply shaded: gloomy skies.
  2. causing gloom; dismal or depressing: a gloomy prospect.
  3. filled with or showing gloom; sad, dejected, or melancholy.
  4. hopeless or despairing; pessimistic: a gloomy view of the future.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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