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Definition of Gloomy

Gloomy

  1. Imperfectly illuminated; dismal through obscurity or darkness; dusky; dim; clouded; as, the cavern was gloomy.
  2. Affected with, or expressing, gloom; melancholy; dejected; as, a gloomy temper or countenance.

Gloomy Quotations

It is not fitting, when one is in God's service, to have a gloomy face or a chilling look.
Francis of Assisi

Bodily decay is gloomy in prospect, but of all human contemplations the most abhorrent is body without mind.
Thomas Jefferson

Sometimes a game comes at just the right moment in your life. 'Flower' is beautiful, serene, and a bit of sunshine in a gloomy world. I remember going through a rough spot in my life and turning on 'Flower' for a little break in the day. You fly through luscious landscapes collecting petals and painting the world with life.
Rob Manuel

May God protect me from gloomy saints.
Saint Teresa of Avila

A gloomy guest fits not a wedding feast.
Friedrich Schiller
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Gloomy Translations

gloomy in Dutch is naargeestig, somber, troosteloos
gloomy in Italian is accigliato
gloomy in Latin is ater atra atrum, acerbus
gloomy in Norwegian is dyster
gloomy in Spanish is tenebroso
gloomy in Swedish is dunkel, trist, kuslig
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