Definition of gloominess in US English:



  • See gloomy

    • ‘These past days I had felt fine - despite the gloominess and pessimism - and hadn't felt sorry for anyone but myself.’
    • ‘For the last 5 or 6 days I've been surpassing even myself in gloominess.’
    • ‘It's easy to make a movie that looks dark without having any darkness to it, but this is a film with a core gloominess and sadness and danger that feels real.’
    • ‘It was a dark, rambling, badly-lit Victorian pile, but at the time its ponderous gloominess appealed to my over-developed taste for the Gothic.’
    • ‘Aerobic exercise can ease the gloominess of depression and the tension associated with anxiety.’