US: /ˈɡɫumi/
UK: /ɡlˈuːmi/

English Vietnamese dictionary

gloomy /'glu:mi/
  • tính từ
    • tối tăm, u ám, ảm đạm
    • buồn rầu, u sầu

Advanced English dictionary

+ adjective (gloomier, gloomiest)
1 nearly dark, or badly lit in a way that makes you feel sad: a gloomy room / atmosphere + It was a wet and gloomy day.
2 sad and without hope: a gloomy expression + We sat in gloomy silence.
3 without much hope of success or happiness in the future: a gloomy picture of the country's economic future + Suddenly, the future didn't look so gloomy after all.
gloomily adverb: He stared gloomily at the phone. + Iris lay gloomily on her bed contemplating the future.

Thesaurus dictionary

1 shadowy, shaded, shady, murky, dim, dusky, dull, dark, cloudy, overcast, obscure, black, inky, Literary Stygian:
It is too gloomy a day to have a picnic.
2 depressed, melancholy, sad, dejected, morose, glum, lugubrious, unhappy, cheerless, dismal, moody, down, downcast, desolate, doleful, sorrowful, crestfallen, chap-fallen, downhearted, forlorn, despondent, miserable, joyless, dispirited, despairing, dreary, sullen, blue, distressed, down in the mouth, in the doldrums, saturnine, Colloq (down) in the dumps:
Both of them have been very gloomy since the divorce.
3 depressing, cheerless, dreary, dismal, dispiriting, sad, disheartening:
The décor is much too gloomy for a doctor's waiting-room.

Collocation dictionary


be, feel, look, seem, sound | become, get
Now, don't start to get gloomy.
| remain


decidedly, very
The future looked decidedly gloomy.
| far from
The committee's view was in fact far from gloomy.
| pretty, rather


Her trainer was even more gloomy about the prospects for British tennis.

Concise English dictionary

+characterized by hopelessness; filled with gloom
+causing dejection
+depressingly dark
+causing or suggestive of sorrow or gloom
+reflecting gloom