gloomy ADJECTIVE (gloomier, gloomiest) 1) dark or poorly lit, especially so as to cause fear or depression. 2) causing or feeling depression or despondency.
DERIVATIVES gloomily adverb gloominess noun.

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  • Gloomily — Gloom i*ly, adv. In a gloomy manner. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gloomily — adv. Gloomily is used with these verbs: ↑stare …   Collocations dictionary

  • gloomily — adverb with gloom (Freq. 2) such a change is gloomily foreseen by many • Derived from adjective: ↑gloomy …   Useful english dictionary

  • gloomily — adverb see gloomy …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • gloomily — See gloomy. * * * …   Universalium

  • gloomily — adverb In a gloomy manner …   Wiktionary

  • gloomily — adv. despondently, sadly, dispiritedly, downheartedly; dimly, darkly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • gloomily — gloom·i·ly …   English syllables

  • gloomily — See: gloomy …   English dictionary

  • gloomy — gloomily, adv. gloominess, n. /glooh mee/, adj., gloomier, gloomiest. 1. dark or dim; deeply shaded: gloomy skies. 2. causing gloom; dismal or depressing: a gloomy prospect. 3. filled with or showing gloom; sad, dejected, or melancholy. 4.… …   Universalium

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