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1. gloomy

adjective. ['ˈgluːmi'] depressingly dark.

Synonyms

  • glooming
  • gloomful
  • dark

Antonyms

  • clean
  • pure
  • colorful
  • lively

Etymology

  • -y (English)
  • -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • gloom (English)

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Rhymes with Gloomy

  • sukhumi
  • katsumi
  • berthiaume
  • utsumi
  • tsurumi
  • torumi
  • kadumi
  • hausummi
  • izumi
  • humi
  • fumi
  • tschumi
  • toomey
  • roomy
  • nummi
  • moomey
  • leumi
  • gumi

Sentences with gloomy


1. Adjective
Harvest at midday when the cup-shaped flowers are fully open as they close at night and on gloomy days.

Quotes about gloomy


1. When I am attacked by gloomy thoughts, nothing helps me so much as running to my books. They quickly absorb me and banish the clouds from my mind.
- Michel de Montaigne, Les Essais

2. When you think of the long and gloomy history of man, you will find more hideous crimes have been committed in the name of obedience than have ever been committed in the name of rebellion.
- C.P. Snow

3. But, oh, when gloomy doubts prevail,I fear to call thee mine;The springs of comfort seem to fail,And all my hopes decline.Yet, gracious God, where shall I flee?Thou art my only trust;And still my soul would cleave to thee,Though prostrate in the dust.
- Anne Steele

2. gloomy

adjective. ['ˈgluːmi'] filled with melancholy and despondency.

Synonyms

  • low-spirited
  • dispirited
  • down
  • blue
  • depressed
  • low
  • dejected
  • downhearted
  • grim
  • down in the mouth

Antonyms

  • uncheerfulness
  • valuable
  • good
  • unregretful

Etymology

  • -y (English)
  • -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • gloom (English)

3. gloomy

adjective. ['ˈgluːmi'] causing dejection.

Synonyms

  • dismal
  • drab
  • disconsolate
  • uncheerful
  • cheerless
  • sorry
  • depressing
  • grim
  • drear
  • blue
  • dreary
  • dark

Antonyms

  • achromatic
  • consolable
  • happy
  • joyous

Etymology

  • -y (English)
  • -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • gloom (English)
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