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English definition of “gloomy”

gloomy

adjective (WITHOUT HOPE)    /ˈɡluː.mi/
unhappy and without hope: a gloomy person/expression The cemetery is a gloomy place.Not hopeful not expecting or believing anything good in a situation: The vet is rather gloomy about my cat's chances of recovery. a gloomy economic forecastNot hopeful gloomily     /-mɪ.li/ adverb Not hopeful gloominess     /-nəs/ noun [U] Sadness and regret
(Definition of gloomy adjective (WITHOUT HOPE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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