Gloomiest
Gloomy Gloom"y, a. [Compar. {Gloomier}; superl. {Gloomiest}.] 1. Imperfectly illuminated; dismal through obscurity or darkness; dusky; dim; clouded; as, the cavern was gloomy. ``Though hid in gloomiest shade.'' --Milton. [1913 Webster]

2. Affected with, or expressing, gloom; melancholy; dejected; as, a gloomy temper or countenance.

Syn: Dark; dim; dusky; dismal; cloudy; moody; sullen; morose; melancholy; sad; downcast; depressed; dejected; disheartened. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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