- Filled with doom and gloom: depressing or pessimistic
1988 November 4, Franklin Soults, “Sonic Youth”, in Chicago Reader:
- Their big hit at the time was "Death Valley '69," a typical droney, doomy replay of the Manson murders that was about as illuminating as your average TV mini series.
- 1995, Isabel Fonseca, Bury Me Standing, Vintage 2007, p. 29:
- Those children playing didn't look like doomy little criminals, once you knew their names.