gloomy countenance


gloomy countenance
sad face

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • gloomy — adjective (gloomier; est) Date: 1588 1. a. partially or totally dark; especially dismally and depressingly dark < gloomy weather > b. having a frowning or scowling appearance ; forbidding < a gloomy countenance > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • countenance — 1 noun formal 1 (C) your face or your expression: the gloomy countenance of a disappointed child 2 (U) support or approval 2 verb (T) to accept, support, or approve of something: countenance doing sth: Her father won t countenance her getting… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Gloomy — Gloom y, a. [Compar. {Gloomier}; superl. {Gloomiest}.] 1. Imperfectly illuminated; dismal through obscurity or darkness; dusky; dim; clouded; as, the cavern was gloomy. Though hid in gloomiest shade. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. Affected with, or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gloomy — adjective /ˈɡlumi/ a) Imperfectly illuminated; dismal through obscurity or darkness; dusky; dim; clouded. The cavern was gloomy. b) Affected with, or expressing …   Wiktionary

  • gloomy expression — sad look, dejected countenance, unhappy face, downcast appearance …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • frown — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. i. scowl, lower, glower; look askance. n. scowl. See irascibility, disapprobation, dejection. Ant., smile. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. scowl, grimace, glower, glare, pout, wry face, gloomy countenance,… …   English dictionary for students

  • 愁云 — chóuyún [gloomy countenance] 云气阴霾暗淡, 比喻忧虑郁闷的神情或凄凉的情景 愁云满面 …   Advanced Chinese dictionary

  • Gloomier — Gloomy Gloom y, a. [Compar. {Gloomier}; superl. {Gloomiest}.] 1. Imperfectly illuminated; dismal through obscurity or darkness; dusky; dim; clouded; as, the cavern was gloomy. Though hid in gloomiest shade. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. Affected with …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gloomiest — Gloomy Gloom y, a. [Compar. {Gloomier}; superl. {Gloomiest}.] 1. Imperfectly illuminated; dismal through obscurity or darkness; dusky; dim; clouded; as, the cavern was gloomy. Though hid in gloomiest shade. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. Affected with …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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