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  • adj. comparative form of gloomy: more gloomy


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  • On the other hand, in gloomier moods, I find myself wondering if true sexual equality — the kind Davison killed herself for — will ever be achieved.

    Women’s Empowerment

  • The Fed next week is set to release updated economic forecasts that Mr. Bernanke said should be "reasonably consistent" with private-sector forecasts, which is to say gloomier than the Fed's last public forecast.

    Bernanke Open to a Sizable Rate Cut

  • Italian turned out to be silly, while the Welshman recalled the gloomier imaginings of the BRONTËS, and in the event came by an appropriately violent end.

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 150, April 5, 1916

  • The CEO said that another €1.8 billion in impairment charges is mainly related to an increase in Italy's corporate tax and a "gloomier" outlook for the country's energy market amid regulatory intervention in wholesale markets.

    E.ON to Book $4.29 Billion in Impairment Charges

  • It may nourish plants, but sun worship leaves humans with no reserves to fall back on in gloomier times.

    Where will you worship - beach or church? | Hephzibah Anderson

  • LONDON—The Bank of England kept its key interest rate at a record low for the 30th straight month Thursday against a backdrop of slackening growth in the U.K. and gloomier prospects for the global economy.

    Bank of England Keeps Rates Steady

  • DAILY DELANEY DOWNER - Older workers are gloomier about the economy now than they were last year.

    HUFFPOST HILL - Obama Campaign Thinks People Will Randomly Start Liking The President Again

  • UK consumers are putting spending on big ticket items on hold as they grow gloomier about the outlook for the economy and their own finances.

    Gloomy consumers put big purchase on hold

  • After a unanimous decision to keep the base rate steady, the BOK reiterated its intention to keep prices stable, and issued a gloomier outlook on the global economy, which it said is weighing on domestic growth.

    Bank of Korea Holds Rate

  • SEOUL—The Bank of Korea Thursday kept its benchmark interest rate on hold for a sixth straight month, but turned gloomier in its outlook on the global and domestic economies, raising expectations the central bank may start monetary easing next year to underpin growth.

    Bank of Korea Holds Rate


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