Burke's eyes, gloomily fixed on the opposite wall, did not turn as he spoke.
"My harness is yours by the law of arms," said the Spaniard, gloomily.
“Imposing on our innocence, it seems to me,” assented Tom, gloomily.
Settlers, gloomily acquiescent in an unjust fate, brightened at his heralding.
"Show me Dingwell's room, till I have a look at him," said the Jew, gloomily.
"That settles it," he said aloud, gloomily, watching the last figures.
I might have known you would take that view of it,” the spy said gloomily, “and yet I have a proposition to make.
"She may be right there," said Arthur, gloomily, resuming his walk.
Brier and blossom bow to meet him In derision round his path; gloomily the hemlocks greet him And the crow screams out in wrath.
"We will see it," said Balbus gloomily, as they followed her in.
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.