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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

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

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

Unless you're living on the street and surviving on a diet of discarded turkey drumsticks, there's no point in being gloomy. We've spent too long trying to cheer ourselves up by spending money on brightly coloured things we don't really need. We've stopped using our imaginations.
Jarvis Cocker
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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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