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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

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

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

Music is moonlight in the gloomy night of life.
Jean Paul

I've had this terrible stomach problem for years, and that has made touring difficult. People would see me sitting in the corner by myself looking sick and gloomy. The reason is that I was trying to fight against the stomach pain, trying to hold my food down. People looked me and assumed I was some kind of addict.
Kurt Cobain

People expect me to be dark and gloomy, then write that I'm a jolly chap, and after all, that is what I am. I think it's a case of an absolute romantic naivety that there should be a parallel between the work and the artist.
Michael Haneke
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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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