Definition of Gloomful

1. Adjective. Depressingly dark. "`gloomful' is archaic"

Exact synonyms: Glooming, Gloomy, Sulky
Similar to: Dark
Derivative terms: Gloom, Gloominess



Definition of Gloomful

1. Adjective. (archaic or poetic) gloomy ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Gloomful

1. gloomy [adj] - See also: gloomy

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gloomful

glomus intravagale
glomus jugulare
glomus jugulare tumour
glomus pulmonale
glomus tumour
glomus tympanicum
glond
glonoin
glonoine
glonoins
glood
gloom
gloom-and-doomer
gloom-and-doomers
gloomed
gloomful (current term)
gloomier
gloomiest
gloomily
gloominess
gloominesses
glooming
gloomings
gloomish
gloomless
glooms
gloomth
gloomy
gloomy Gus
gloomy Guses

Literary usage of Gloomful

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1. The Aeneid of Virgil by Virgil, Theodore Chickering Williams (1908)
"... and her stream Roars from its haunted well, exhaling through Vast, gloomful woods its pestilential air. ..."

2. Letters of George Meredith by George Meredith (1912)
"... then veering wide, Bush down into the gloomful gorge, The steel hoof showering sparks as from a forge. Even Nehemiah, in senile tone Of dreamy interest, ..."

3. History of Prose Fiction by John Colin Dunlop (1906)
"Fundamentally, however, he views life with the same gloomful glance that so generally characterizes Russian writers, and shares with the majority of them ..."

4. History of Prose Fiction by John Colin Dunlop (1906)
"Fundamentally, however, he views life with the same gloomful glance that so generally characterizes Russian writers, and shares with the majority of them ..."

5. The Æneid of Virgil by Virgil (1910)
"... and her stream Roars from its haunted well, exhaling through Vast, gloomful woods its pestilential air. ..."

6. The Metropolitan (1839)
"Nor woo unto thy breast a bride of sorrow.— The darkest night hath still its coming morrow, When sunshine may successfully contend With gloomful shadow. ..."

7. Poems by James Clarence Mangan, John Mitchel (1859)
"... her son Low in her gloomful dome ! "' Yet, go rejoicing! He who reigns O'er Earth alone, leaves worlds unscanned. Life binds the spirit as with chains; ..."

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