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Adjective
Dark or poorly lit
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“Nathan shuddered as he walked through the dark and gloomy corridor.”
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Causing or feeling depression or despondency
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“I tried to shake my gloomy mood for the sake of Kate who was trying hard to make me feel better.”
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Negative or pessimistic in nature
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“Experts say that the economic outlook for next year is gloomy.”
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Having a forbidding or joyless appearance
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“On a muddy street near the waterfront, there was a gloomy tavern called The Seven Stars.”
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Causing anxiety or concern
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Of a serious or important nature or consequence
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Having or showing a tendency to be easily annoyed or angered
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Giving the impression of vast, dark depths
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Inflicting harsh and authoritarian treatment
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Creating needless worry or panic
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One who consistently denies, criticizes, or doubts
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