Student Thesaurus

One entry found for gloomy.
Entry Word: gloomy
Function: adjective
Text: 1 causing or marked by an atmosphere lacking in cheer <the cold rain made for a gloomy day>
Synonyms black, bleak, cheerless, comfortless, dark, darkening, depressing, desolate, dismal, drear, dreary, elegaic, funereal, glum, gray (also grey), miserable, morbid, morose, murky, saturnine, sepulchral, somber (or sombre), sullen, wretched
Related Words dejected, depressed, despondent, disconsolate, droopy, inconsolable, low, melancholy, sad, unhappy, woebegone, woeful; discomfiting, discouraging, disheartening, dismaying, dispiriting, distressful, distressing, upsetting; desperate, hopeless, pessimistic; lamentable, lugubrious, mournful, sorrowful; cloudy, colorless, drab, dull; dour, grim, lowering (also louring), menacing, negative, oppressive, threatening
Near Antonyms blithe, blithesome, buoyant, gay, jocund, jolly, joyful, joyous, merry, mirthful; encouraging, hopeful, optimistic; lighthearted, lightsome
Antonyms bright, cheerful, cheering, cheery, comforting, cordial, gay, festive, friendly, heartwarming, sunshiny
2 feeling unhappiness <has been gloomy ever since his girlfriend and her family moved away> -- see SAD 1
3 being without light or without much light <that house would be less gloomy if some of the overgrown trees and shrubs were cleared away> -- see DARK 1