gloomy

659 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ɡlˈuːmɪ], [ɡlˈuːmɪ], [ɡ_l_ˈuː_m_ɪ]
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Synonyms for Gloomy:

dark (adjective)

black, cloudy, dark, darkened, dim, dismal, dreary, dusky, inky, lightless, murky, obscure, shaded, shadowy, shady, silhouetted, somber, sooty, swarthy, umbrageous.

dejected (adjective)

anguished, anxious, blue, contemplative, dejected, depressed, despairing, despondent, disconsolate, discouraged, disheartened, dispirited, dolorous, downhearted, glum, grim, heartbroken, joyless, lachrymose, melancholy, miserable, moody, morose, mournful, overcome, pensive, plaintive, sad, sullen, wistful, woeful.

discontent (adjective)

bored, cheerless, cross, disapproving, discomposed, discontent, disgruntled, displeased, disquieted, dissatisfied, dissident, exasperated, fed up, frustrated, irreconcilable, irritated, malcontent, non-satisfied, restless, sour, teed off, ticked off, uncomfortable, uneasy, ungratified, unhappy, wretched.

gray (adjective)

ashen, battleship-gray, dapple-gray, dingy, drab, dull, gray, grizzled, gun metal, iron-gray, lead-gray, leaden, mole-gray, mousy, neutral-tint, pearl-gray, pearly, salt-and-pepper, silvery, smoky, taupe.

hopeless (adjective)

bleak, desperate, forlorn, hopeless, pessimistic, spiritless.

sullen (adjective)

beetle-browed, broody, cantankerous, contrary, crabby, cynical, dissociable, dour, fretful, frowning, glowering, grouchy, grumpy, hostile, irascible, long-faced, malevolent, mean, moping, noncooperative, obstinate, petulant, scowling, sulky, surly, uncooperative, unfriendly, ungenial, unsociable.

Other synonyms and related words:

Acherontic, Cimmerian, Darksome, Desolateness, Dissatisfying, Grey, Ill-boding, Puritan, Saddened, Star-crossed, Stygian, abject, abrupt, acheronian, acrimonious, adverse, afflicted, affliction, aggrieved, alarming, anguish, antisocial, apocalyptic, aristocratic, aristocratical, austere, awfully, bad, bad business, bad job, bad-tempered, badly, baleful, baneful, be anxious about, befogged, begrimed, benighted, bind, bitter, bittersweet, blackly, blasphemous, bleakly, bleakness, blue funk, blue-blooded, blueish, bluish, blurred, blurry, bodeful, boding, bosky, bowery, broken-hearted, brokenhearted, brooding, brunet, brunette, brusque, calamitous, calamitously, caliginous, careworn, castellatus, causing dejection, caustic, chap-fallen, chapfallen, check, cheerlessness, chill, chilling, choleric, chopfallen, churlish, circumscribe, cirrose, cirrous, claustrophobic, closed, cloud-flecked, clouded, cloudlike, cold, colored, coloured, comfortless, commit, confine, confuse, constrain, contain, contrite, crabbed, cranky, crepuscular, crestfallen, crotchety, crushed, crusty, cumuliform, cumulous, curb, curmudgeonly, curt, cut up, dark and gloomy, darken, darkening, darkish, darkling, darkly, darkness, dead, dead duck, deadening, deep and remote, deeply, defeatist, deflated, deject, demarcate, demoralising, demoralizing, deplorable, depressant, depressing, depressingly dark, depression, depressive, desolate, desolation, detain, devastated, dimly, dimmer, dimming, dire, direful, dirty, disagreeable, disappointing, disastrous, disastrously, discoloured, disconsolateness, disconsolation, discontented, discontented with oneself, discouraging, disheartening, dismally, dismayed, dispiriting, distress, distressed, distressing, disturbing, doleful, dolefully, dolor, doomed, doomful, doubtful, down, down at the mouth, down in the dumps, down in the mouth, downbeat, downcast, downward, dragged, dreadful, dreadfully, drear, drearily, dreariness, drearisome, droopy, dun, dusk, dyspeptic, dysphoric, earnest, earnestly, ebony, edgy, elegiac, embittered, enclose, encumbered, enfant perdu, evening, evil, evil-starred, faded, faint, far and high, fatalistic, fateful, flattened, foggy, folly, foolishness, forbidding, foreboding, full of worries, funebrial, funeral, funereal, fuzzy, gamey, gamy, gentle, ghastly, give way, gloom, gloomful, gloomily, gloominess, glooming, go down, godforsaken, gone case, gone coon, goner, good-for-naught, good-for-nothing, grave, gravely, grey-brown, grief, grief-stricken, grieved, grieving, grievous, grim-faced, grim-visaged, grimly, grimness, grimy, grisly, grubby, gruesome, gruff, grungy, harassed, harrowing, hazy, heart-broken, heartbreaking, heartrending, heartsick, heartsore, heavy, heavy-hearted, heavyhearted, highbrow, hold, homesick, hopelessly, humiliated, hurt, ignorant, ill, ill-defined, ill-fated, ill-humored, ill-humoured, ill-lighted, ill-lit, ill-natured, ill-omened, ill-starred, ill-tempered, illegible, immedicabile vulnus, immure, impatient, imperceptible, impound, imprison, in low spirits, in secret, in the doldrums, in the dumps, inauspicious, incarcerate, inconsolable, indiscernible, indistinct, indistinguishable, inexorable, inhospitable, injured, inspiring horror, intricate, irritable, juicy, lacklustre, lamentable, leafy, lenticularis, listless, livid, lonely, lonesome, lost, louring, lovelorn, lovesick, low, low-down, low-spirited, low-toned, lowering, lowly, lugubrious, lurid, mammatus, melancholic, menacing, meritless, midnight, minacious, minatorial, minatory, mirthless, misery, misty, modest, momentous, moonless, mopish, mopy, morbid, mordant, mucky, muddied, muddy, murkily, muzzy, nasty, naughty, naysayer, nebular, nebulous, negative, negativistic, night, nightfall, nihilistic, nimbose, no-count, nonsense, noon, nubilous, obscured, obscurity, of evil portent, off feed, olive-drab, ominous, opaque, oppressed, oppressive, out of humour, overcast, overclouded, overwhelmed, pain, pained, pale, pathetic, peevish, perverse, pessimist, pitchy, piteous, pitiable, pitiful, pitifully, pitying, po-faced, poorly, portending, portentous, pouting, profane, puritanical, racy, raunchy, rayless, reduce, reflecting gloom, regretful, regretfully, relentless, remorseful, reserved, restrain, restrict, risque, roily, rueful, ruthful, sable, saddening, sadly, sadness, sallow, saturnine, scurvy, sedate, sepulchral, serious, seriously, severe, severely, shadowlike, shattered, shockingly repellent, shut, sick, sinister, smoggy, smudgy, snappish, sober, soberly, soiled, solemn, solemnly, solitary, sombre, sombrous, sorrow, sorrowful, sorry, spicy, splenetic, squally, staid, starless, stern, stormy, stratiform, stratous, stupidity, subfusc, subfuscous, suicidal, sulking, sunless, swart, taciturn, tearful, temperamental, tenebrific, tenebrous, testy, threatening, thunderheaded, tragic, triste, tristful, troubled, troublous, turbid, twilight, twilit, ugly, umbral, unappeasable, uncheerful, uncheery, unclear, unconsecrated, undefined, unenthusiastic, unfathomable, unfavorable, unfavourable, unforgiving, unfortunate, unfortunately, unhappily, unhopeful, unilluminated, uninviting, unlighted, unlit, unlively, unlucky, unpleasant, unpromising, unpropitious, unrelenting, unsatisfied, unseen world, unsmiling, unsung, untoward, unwarmhearted, upset, upsetting, vague, valueless, veiled, vinegarish, weak, weakened, weariful, wearisome, weary, whipped, wintry, without merit, woe, woebegone, worry about, wronged, wrongly.

Rhymes for Gloomy:

  1. roomy;

Quotes for Gloomy:

  1. The hallway of every man's life is paced with pictures; pictures gay and pictures gloomy all useful, for if we be wise, we can learn from them a richer and braver way to live. Sean O'Casey.
  2. Rosiness is not a worse windowpane than gloomy gray when viewing the world. Grace Paley.
  3. People ask me to smile for the camera, but somehow it always comes out gloomy Stephen Rea.