gloomy gloomy  /ɡ ˈlu mi/

Definition(s):

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

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Sunday is gloomy, my hours are slumberless.
  2. Before Keynes, economists were gloomy naysayers.
  3. Even so, the Digest and other magazines had little interest in this gloomy subject.

News

  1. Off the eaten path: European influence brightens tiny cafe

    Even in the gloomy shadows of a tropical storm, the tiny dining room at Naples' Maria D'anna Café feels sunny.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The News-Press

  2. Sesame Street Explains "Incarceration," Not Why U.S. Imprisons So Many

    A gloomy woodwind arrangement proceeds the gentle explanation (helpfully paid for by a defense contractor ) of what it means to have a parent incarcerated in the United States today, which seems apt given that since 2002 our country has had the highest incarceration rate in the world. [ more › ]
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Gothamist

  3. Gloomy Fans Coping With Penguins Loss To Bruins

    There’s a dark cloud over the city this weekend as gloomy fans try to cope with the Penguins stunning Game 4 loss to the Boston Bruins Friday night, sweeping them unceremoniously from the playoffs.
    on June 9, 2013     Source: CBS Pittsburgh

Quotes

  1. The trouble began after the Sunday Times Magazine of London quoted Watson as saying that he's "inherently gloomy about the prospect of Africa" because "all our social policies are based on the fact that their intelligence is the same as ours...
    on Oct 19, 2007 By: James Watson Source: Forbes

  2. Commenting on the figures, shadow chancellor, George Osborne, told the BBC: "This is more gloomy news, coming on the back of the chancellor's warning that the economy is facing the worst crisis in sixty years. The depressing thing is that at the...
    on Sep 2, 2008 By: George Osborne Source: London Stock Exchange

  3. "Clearly we got a more gloomy scenario," McGraw said.
    on Jun 18, 2008 By: Harold McGraw III Source: USA Today

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