gloom‧y comparative gloomier, superlative gloomiest
making you feel that things will not improve [= depressing]:
The report paints a gloomy picture of the economy.
sad because you think the situation will not improve [= depressed]:
Anne dismissed these gloomy thoughts from her mind.
dark, especially in a way that makes you feel sad:
It was a gloomy room with one small window.
—gloomily adverbWORD FOCUS: sad
unhappy sad because of the situation you are in
miserable very sad
depressed sad for a long time, and feeling that your life will never get better
gloomy/glum looking sad
down/down in the dumps sad and without much interest in life - usually not in a serious or permanent way
broken-hearted very sad because someone has ended a romantic relationship with you
homesick sad because you are a long way from your home and your friends
➔ See also sad