Synonyms of gloomy in English:

gloomy


See definition of gloomy

adjective

1‘a gloomy room filled with mahogany furniture’

SYNONYMS
dark, ill-lit, poorly lit, shadowy, sunless, dim, sombre, dingy, frowzy, drab, dismal, dreary, murky, depressing, unwelcoming, uninviting, cheerless, joyless, comfortless, funereal
grey, leaden, overcast, cloudy
literary crepuscular, tenebrous
rare Stygian, Tartarean, caliginous, subfusc
ANTONYMS

bright, sunny, well lit

2‘Joanna looked gloomy’

SYNONYMS
despondent, downcast, downhearted, dejected, disconsolate, dispirited, crestfallen, cast down, depressed, disappointed, disheartened, discouraged, demoralized, desolate, heavy-hearted, in low spirits, low-spirited, sad, unhappy, glum, full of gloom, doleful, melancholy, miserable, woebegone, mournful, sorrowful, forlorn, long-faced, fed up, in the doldrums, subdued, wretched, lugubrious, Eeyorish, morose, sepulchral, saturnine, dour, mirthless, woeful
informal blue, down, down in the mouth, down in the dumps
British informal brassed off, cheesed off, looking as if one had lost a pound and found a penny
literary dolorous
archaic chap-fallen, adust
ANTONYMS

happy, cheerful

3‘gloomy forecasts about the economy’

SYNONYMS
pessimistic, depressing, downbeat, looking on the black side, disheartening, disappointing, dispiriting, unpromising, unfavourable, bleak, bad, dark, black, sombre, melancholy, saddening, distressing, grim, cheerless, comfortless, hopeless
ANTONYMS

optimistic, upbeat