Burke's eyes, gloomily fixed on the opposite wall, did not turn as he spoke.
"I don't think I am likely to want money here," answered Richard, gloomily.
“Imposing on our innocence, it seems to me,” assented Tom, gloomily.
"He did not hide his convictions," Mashurina put in gloomily.
"Show me Dingwell's room, till I have a look at him," said the Jew, gloomily.
"As a favour they might have shot you," replied Rickerl, gloomily.
I might have known you would take that view of it,” the spy said gloomily, “and yet I have a proposition to make.
“The outside sheets were exercises anyhow,” said Walter gloomily.
Brier and blossom bow to meet him In derision round his path; gloomily the hemlocks greet him And the crow screams out in wrath.
“I do not understand Moyse, nor what he is doing,” said Toussaint gloomily.
1580s, probably from gloom even though that word is not attested as early as this one is. Shakespeare used it of woods, Marlowe of persons. Gloomy Gus used in a general sense of "sullen person" since 1940s, from a comic strip character of that name first recorded 1904. Related: Gloomily; gloominess.