gloomier gloomier  /ɡ ˈlu mi ər/


  1. (adj) depressingly dark
  2. (adj) filled with melancholy and despondency
  3. (adj) causing dejection

Derived Word(s)


  1. But at industry conferences this fall, the word from producers was far gloomier.
  2. But Alan Greenspan, Bernanke's august predecessor, this week painted a gloomier picture, predicting a slowdown late in 2007.
  3. The financial future is gloomier for the comedy Aliens in the Attic, which opened in the basement at $7.


  • Lowering forecast, European Central Bank keeps rate steady

    At least temporarily defying calls for bolder action, the European Central Bank left its benchmark interest rate unchanged Thursday, even as it changed its economic forecast to a gloomier reading for the rest of the year.        
    on June 7, 2013     Source: Boston Globe


  1. "The situation looks a lot gloomier now than when they went in but these are long-term investments. It looks under water now, but the situation can change," Lee told the Foreign Correspondents Association at a lunch today. "But if you are...
    on Dec 5, 2008 By: Lee Hsien Loong Source: Bloomberg

  2. "The employment prospects for graduates leaving university this year are possibly gloomier than they've ever been," said Employment Minister Sir Reg Empey. "As a result of the economic downturn, Northern Ireland faces a situation whereby...
    on Jan 5, 2010 By: Sir Reg Empey Source: Belfast Telegraph

  3. "I have asked DRS to give me daily updates throughout April, because these figures will have a tremendous impact on the course of this year's budget and the next," Governor Rell said. "As the national economic picture grows gloomier, the...
    on Apr 24, 2008 By: Jodi Rell Source: Norwalk Plus Magazine

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