Thesaurus / gloomy
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
It’s a conflict as stark as the gleeful “rooty-toot-toot” of Hardin’s vehicle as he approaches residences and the gloomy necessity of his task.
IN ‘STANDPIPE,’ DAVID HARDIN OFFERS POIGNANT, FLEETING REFLECTIONS ON THE FLINT WATER CRISISKERRI ARSENAULTJANUARY 21, 2021WASHINGTON POST
On a spring evening last year, 400-plus revelers tuned in to Virtual Cryfest — a no-cover, gloomy-tunes online dance party for fans of Goth and “darkwave” music.
DO ‘ELDER GOTHS’ HOLD THE SECRET TO AGING SUCCESSFULLY?DAVID WALTERJANUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Each of their free agencies is a direct product of a gloomy offseason.
NATIONALS KEEP SURVEYING A DEEPENED CORNER OUTFIELD MARKETJESSE DOUGHERTYDECEMBER 11, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Turn we our backs to the cold gloomy north, to the wet windy west, to the dry parching east—on to the south!
It was broad daylight still, but gloomy there: the window had the pleasure of reposing under the leads, and was gloomy at noon.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
Under the present order and with the present gloomy preconceptions they have been the least of its collective cares.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
Rabecque, reflecting his master's mood—as becomes a good lackey—rode silent and gloomy a pace or two in the rear.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
With these words, the beadle strode, with a lofty and gloomy air, from the undertakers premises.
OLIVER TWIST, VOL. II (OF 3)CHARLES DICKENS
WORDS RELATED TO GLOOMY
- rough going
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