Definitions

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  • adv. In a gloomy manner.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In a gloomy manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a gloomy manner; dimly; darkly; dismally; sullenly.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. with gloom

Etymologies

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gloomy +‎ -ly

Examples

  • "It was," gloomily, "but de ole Cunnel, he won't let us go."

    The Quest of the Silver Fleece A Novel

  • They ate hurriedly and gloomily, with but little conversation, and as Martin ate and listened he realized how far he had travelled from their status.

    Chapter 16

  • It would go hard with them, Billy foreboded gloomily.

    CHAPTER X

  • If you ever wanted to know the precise timetable of the government doing to health care what they did to the US housing market and manufacturing sector - more likely, if you gloomily think that you need to know - well, here you go.

    ‘Health Law Implementation Timeline (H.R. 3590 as Revised by H.R. 4872)’ | RedState

  • He turned gloomily on his heel and stalked into the house and to bed.

    THE APOSTATE: written by Jack London

  • Jem submitted, gloomily, for a few steps, then wrenched himself free.

    Mary Barton

  • Oppression sat heavily upon them; the lightness of their natures had ebbed out of them; they were slack and absent-minded in their service, and they whispered gloomily to one another in the far end of the car next to the kitchen.

    Chapter 22: The Chicago Commune

  • Here were two large and gloomily lighted rooms, in which men cooked and ate.

    COFFEE-HOUSES AND DOSS-HOUSES

  • Other sourdoughs, who had struck it rich in excess of all their dreams, shook their heads gloomily, warned him that he would go broke, and declined to invest in so extravagant a venture.

    Chapter XIII

  • "But you surely don't expect me to go around shooting every slanderer in the Solomons that opens his mouth?" he demanded gloomily.

    Chapter 28

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