Translation: from latin

gloomy

  • 1 acerbus

        acerbus adj. with comp. and sup.    [2 AC-].—In taste, harsh, bitter, unripe: uva, Ph. — Meton., to the senses, harsh, sharp, bitter: frigus, H.: recitator, of harsh voice, H. — Neut. plur. As adv.: acerba sonans, V. — Fig., of character and conduct, rough, harsh, violent, rigorous, crabbed, severe, repulsive, hard, morose: acerbus odistis et fugis, H.: occupat speciem taciturnus acerbi, morose, H.: convicium, Ph. — Neut. plur. As adv.: acerba fremens, chafing with rage, V. — Of things, events, etc., premature, crude, unripe: virginis aures, O.: funus, V.: mors, O. — Grievous, bitter, severe, oppressive, burdensome, distressing: dilectus, a rigid conscription, L.: acerba fata Romanos agunt, H.: volnus, V.: imperium acerbius, N.: luctus: mors acerbissima.— Subst: quidquid acerbi est, all the bitterness (of death), V.: tot acerba, V.
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    acerba -um, acerbior -or -us, acerbissimus -a -um ADJ
    harsh, strident, bitter, sour; unripe, green, unfinished; grievous; gloomy

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  • 2 āter

        āter tra, trum, adj.    [AID-], black, coal-black, gloomy, dark (cf. niger, glossy-black): panis, T.: carbo, T.: alba et atra discernere: noctes, Ta.: tempestas, V.: mare, gloomy, H.: lictores, clothed in black, H.: corvus atro gutture, Ct. — Fig., black, dark, gloomy, sad, dismal, unfortunate: timor, V.: mors, H.: fila trium sororum, H.: alae (mortis), H.: serpens, V. — Esp.: dies atri, unlucky days (marked in the calendar with coal): si atro die faxit insciens, probe factum esto, L.— Malevolent, malicious, virulent: versus, H.: dens, poisonous, H.
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    atra -um, atrior -or -us, aterrimus -a -um ADJ
    black, dark; dark-colored (hair/skin); gloomy/murky; unlucky; sordid/squalid; deadly, terrible, grisly (esp. connected with underworld); poisonous; spiteful

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  • 3 caecus

        caecus adj. with (once in H.) comp.    [SCA-], not seeing, blind: qui caecus annos multos fuit: corpus, the blind part, back, S. — Prov.: ut si Caecus iter monstrare velit, H.: apparet id quidem etiam caeco, a blind man can see that, L.— Fig., of persons, mentally or morally blind, blinded: non solum ipsa Fortuna caeca est, sed eos efficit caecos, etc.: mater caeca crudelitate: cupidine, S.: amentiā: quem mala stultitia Caecum agit, H.: mens, Ta.: ad has belli artes, L.: Hypsaeā caecior, H.—Of wolves: quos ventris Exegit caecos rabies, blind to danger, V.—Meton., of passions: avaritia: praedae cupido, O.: amor sui, H.: festinatio, L.: timor, Ph. — Praegn., blind, at random, vague, indiscriminate, aimless: caecae suspitionis tormentum: caeca regens filo vestigia, V.: consilium, rash: casus.—Not seen, not discernible, invisible, concealed, hidden, obscure, dark: vallum, Cs.: fores, private, V.: tabes, O.: volnus, in the back, V.: domūs scelus, V.: viae, blind ways, Tb.: res caecae et ab aspectūs iudicio remotae: fata, H.: eventus, V.: tumultus, secret conspiracies, V.: stimuli in pectore, O.: murmur, muffled, V. — Obstructing the sight, dark, gloomy, thick, dense, obscure: nox, Ct.: caligo, V.: in nubibus ignes, i. e. deepening the gloom, V.: domus, without windows: pulvis, V.: acervus, chaotic, O.: quantum mortalia pectora caecae Noctis habent! i. e. dissimulation, O.: exspectatio, i. e. of an uncertain result: crimen, that cannot be proved, L.
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    caeca -um, caecior -or -us, caecissimus -a -um ADJ
    blind; unseeing; dark, gloomy, hidden, secret; aimless, confused, random; rash
    II

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  • 4 caeruleus

        caeruleus adj.    [for * caeluleus, from caelum], like the sky, azure, blue, dark blue, dark green: color, Cs.: oculi, Ta.: glacies, V.: aquae, O.: di, of the sea, O.: frater (lovis), Neptune, O.: currus, of Neptune, V.: Thybris, V.: angues, V.: guttae, O.: scutulata, a blue checked garment, Iu.: Germania pubes, blue-eyed, H.: panis, mouldy, Iu.: cucumis, Pr.—Dark, gloomy, sable, dim, pitchy (poet.): vittae, V.: imber, V.
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    caerulea, caeruleum ADJ
    blue, cerulean, dark; greenish-blue, azure; of river/sea deities; of sky/sea
    II
    epithet for river/sea deities

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  • 5 caerulus

        caerulus adj.    [for * caelulus, from caelum], azure, blue, dark blue, cerulian: caeli templa: mater (Achillis), i. e. Thetis, H.: color, O.: colla, V.: undae, Tb.— Plur n. as subst: tollere in caerula caeli, the depths, O.: caerula verrunt, the blue ( sea), V.—Dark, gloomy, black, dim: bacis caerula tinus, O.: coma (Tmoli), dim, shadowy, O.
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    caerula, caerulum ADJ
    blue, cerulean; deep/sky/greenish-blue, azure; of river/sea deities; of sky/sea
    II
    epithet for river/sea deities

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  • 6 cālīginōsus

        cālīginōsus adj.    [caligo], misty, dark, obscure, gloomy: caelum: stella. — Fig., dark, obscure: nox, H.
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    caliginosa, caliginosum ADJ
    foggy, misty; covered with mist; obscure, dark, gloomy; uncertain

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  • 7 cālīgō

        cālīgō inis, f    [2 CAL-], a thick air, mist, vapor, fog: picea, V.: atra, V.: noctem eadem caligo obtinuit (i. e. nebula), L.: Boreas caligine tectus, i. e. dust and clouds, O.—Meton., darkness. obscurity, gloom: cum altitudo caliginem oculis obfudisset, i. e. had caused dizziness, L.: in tantā caligine, L.: obscura: caeca, V.: inter caliginis umbras, O.: caligo ac tenebrae, Cu.: quod videbam... quasi per caliginem.—Mental darkness, confusion, ignorance: illa, quam dixi: caecā mentem caligine consitus, Ct. — Calamity, affliction, gloom: caligo bonorum, tenebrae rei p.
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    caligare, caligavi, caligatus V
    be dark/gloomy/misty/cloudy; have bad vision; cloud; be blinded; be/make dizzy
    II
    mist/fog; darkness/gloom/murkiness; moral/intellectual/mental dark; dizziness

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  • 8 cālīgō

        cālīgō —, —, āre    [1 caligo], to steam, reek, darken: caligans (Centaurus): (nubes) umida circum Caligat, V.—Meton., to be dark, gloomy: caligans nigrā formidine lucus, V.: altae caligantesque fenestrae, dizzy, Iu.
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    caligare, caligavi, caligatus V
    be dark/gloomy/misty/cloudy; have bad vision; cloud; be blinded; be/make dizzy
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    mist/fog; darkness/gloom/murkiness; moral/intellectual/mental dark; dizziness

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  • 9 contrīstō

        contrīstō āvī, ātus, āre    [com-+tristis], to sadden, make gloomy, cloud, dim, darken: frigore caelum, V.: (Aquarius) annum, H.
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    contristare, contristavi, contristatus V TRANS
    sadden, make gloomy, depress, discourage; afflict, sap, damage (crops); darken

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  • 10 crepusculum

        crepusculum ī, n    [creper, gloomy], twilight, dusk, the evening twilight: sera, O.: crepusculo solutus, Ph. — Dimness, obscurity, dark: iter per opaca crepuscula, O.: dubiae lucis, O.
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    twilight, dusk; darkness (L+S)

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  • 11 furvus

        furvus adj.    [FVR-], dark, gloomy, swarthy, black: Proserpina, H.: antra, O.: gens (i. e. Mau rorum), Iu.
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    furva, furvum ADJ
    dark-colored, black

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  • 12 in-amoenus

        in-amoenus adj.,    unpleasant, disagreeable, gloomy: regna (of Pluto), O.

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  • 13 in-laetābilis (ill-)

        in-laetābilis (ill-) e, adj.,    cheerless, joyless, gloomy, sad: ora, V.: murmur, V.

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  • 14 maestitia

        maestitia (not moest-), ae, f    [maestus], sadness, sorrow, grief, dejection, melancholy: domus adflicta maestitiā: maestitiam pellere ex animis: orationis quasi maestitia, a gloomy manner.
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    sadness, grief

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  • 15 maestus

        maestus (not moest-), adj. with sup.    [MIS-], full of sadness, sad, sorrowful, dejected, melancholy, gloomy, despondent: cum maestus errares: senex: maestissimus Hector, V.: morte Tigelli, H.: maestam videre urbem, Iu.: voltus, V.: maestae manus, O.: maestas sacravimus aras, V.— Gloomy, severe: Ille neci maestum mittit Oniten, V.: vestis, a mourning garment, Pr.: avis, of ill omen, O.
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    maesta, maestum ADJ
    sad, gloomy

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  • 16 modestus

        modestus adj. with comp. and sup.    [modus], keeping due measure, moderate, modest, gentle, forbearing, temperate, sober, discreet: sermo, S.: adulescentis modestissimi pudor: plebs modestissima: epistula modestior: voltus, T.: verba, O.: mulier, modest, T.: modestissimi mores: voltus modesto sanguine fervens, Iu.—As subst: modestus Occupat obscuri speciem, the reserved man passes for gloomy, H.
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    modesta, modestum ADJ
    restrained, mild; modest; reserved; disciplined

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  • 17 nebula

        nebula ae, f    [NEB-], mist, vapor, fog, smoke, exhalation: tenuis, V.: saeptus nebulā, V.: nebulae pluviique rores, clouds, H.: nebulae, quas exigit ignis, smoke, O.: Vellera nebulas aequantia tractu, i. e. delicate as mist, O.: stellis nebulam spargere candidis, i. e. to thrust your gloomy company on the girls, H.: nebulae dolia summa tegunt, a cloudy scum, O.—Fig., darkness, obscurity: erroris, Iu.
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    mist, fog; cloud (dust/smoke/confusion/error); thin film, veneer; obscurity

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  • 18 niger

        niger gra, grum, adj. with (poet.) comp. nigrior and sup. nigerrimus    [1 NEC-], black, sable, dark, dusky: quae alba sint, quae nigra, dicere: hederae, V.: Silvae, gloomy, H.: lucus, O.: caelum pice nigrius, O.: nigerrimus Auster, gloomy, V.: nigros efferre maritos, i. e. kill by poison, Iu.—With acc: (avis) nigra pedes, O.—Prov.: Candida de nigris facere, O.: nigrum in candida vertere, make black white, Iu.—Fig., gloomy, unlucky, ill-omened: hun<*>ine solem Tam nigrum surrexe mihi? H.: ignes, i. e. funeral, H.: hora, of death, Tb.— Black, bad, wicked: nec minus niger, quam Phormio, a blackleg: delectatus sale nigro, malicious, H.
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    nigra, nigrum ADJ
    black, dark; unlucky

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  • 19 nūbēcula

        nūbēcula ae, f dim.    [nubes], a little cloud: frontis tuae nubecula, gloomy expression.
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    little cloud; a troubled expression

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  • 20 nūbēs

        nūbēs is, f    [NEB-], a cloud, mist, vapor: caelum nocte atque nubibus obscuratum, S.: aër concretus in nubīs cogitur: atra nubes Condidit lunam, H.: aestivis effusus nubibus imber, V.— A cloud, thick multitude, dense mass, swarm: locustarum tantae nubes, L.: levium telorum, L.: peditum equitumque, L.: hostem Factā nube premunt, V.: (volucrum) nubem sonoram, Iu.—Fig., a cloud: in illis rei p. caecis nubibus: nubīs et inania captat, phantoms, H.: deme supercilio nubem, gloom, H.: fraudibus obice nubem, a veil, H.: belli, thunder-cloud, V.
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    cloud/mist/haze/dust/smoke; sky/air; billowy formation (hair); swarm/multitude; frown, gloomy expression; gloom/anxiety; mourning veil; cloud/threat (of war)

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