Meaning of “gloomy” in the English Dictionary

"gloomy" in British English

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uk /ˈɡluː.mi/ us /ˈɡluː.mi/

gloomy adjective (DARK)

dark in a way that is unpleasant and makes it difficult to see:

What gloomy weather we're having!
We waited in a gloomy waiting room.
adverb uk /ˈɡluː.məl.i/ us /ˈɡluː.məl.i/
noun [ U ] uk /ˈɡluː.mi.nəs/ us /ˈɡluː.mi.nəs/

(Definition of “gloomy” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"gloomy" in American English

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us /ˈɡlu·mi/

having or showing a lack of hope:

Despite gloomy predictions, the stock market remains strong.

dark or nearly dark:

It was another gray, gloomy day.
adverb us /ˈɡlu·mə·li/

He watched gloomily as the bus drove off.
The day began gloomily when the power went out.

(Definition of “gloomy” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"gloomy" in Business English

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uk /ˈɡluːmi/ us

not giving much hope for the future:

The stock market is sinking on the back of gloomy economic news.
Despite the gloomy outlook for personal computer sales in the United States, sales in Japan are strong.

(Definition of “gloomy” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)