Gloomy and Light


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Gloomy adjective – Being without light or without much light.
Usage example: that house would be less gloomy if some of the overgrown trees and shrubs were cleared away

Light is an antonym for gloomy in topics: dark, blue, sad.
Nearby Words: gloom, gloominess, gloomily, gloomed, glooming
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Light adjective – Filled with much light.
Usage example: the light, airy room is exceptionally cheerful

Gloomy is an antonym for light in topics: bright, simple, blond, funny, content.
Nearby Words: lighten, lightweight, lightly, lightness, lighted
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series gloomy series light series
tone gloomy tone light tone
music gloomy music light music
song gloomy song light song
Other nouns: aura.

Both words in one sentence

  • While Christianity usually uses light as a metaphor for good and dark for evil, lots of cathedrals, especially old Gothic and Eastern Orthodox ones, are pretty grim, dark and gloomy inside.
  • Light Feminine and Dark Feminine: This trope is obvious with fairy tale fangirl Sophie and gloomy, goth Agatha from the moment they are seen together.
  • Video Game / Nightshade City Noir: Metro City is an undeniably gloomy and forbidding place, despite the light-heartedness of the story.
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