gloom, somberness, sombreness(noun)
a state of partial or total darkness
"he struck a match to dispel the gloom"
gloom, gloominess, somberness, sombreness(noun)
a feeling of melancholy apprehension
gloom, gloominess, glumness(noun)
an atmosphere of depression and melancholy
"gloom pervaded the office"
darkness, dimness or obscurity.
a melancholy, depressing or despondent atmosphere
To be dark or gloomy.
to look or feel sad, sullen or despondent.
partial or total darkness; thick shade; obscurity; as, the gloom of a forest, or of midnight
a shady, gloomy, or dark place or grove
cloudiness or heaviness of mind; melancholy; aspect of sorrow; low spirits; dullness
in gunpowder manufacture, the drying oven
to shine or appear obscurely or imperfectly; to glimmer
to become dark or dim; to be or appear dismal, gloomy, or sad; to come to the evening twilight
to render gloomy or dark; to obscure; to darken
to fill with gloom; to make sad, dismal, or sullen
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
glōōm, n. partial darkness: cloudiness: heaviness of mind, sadness: hopelessness: sullenness.—v.i. to be sullen or dejected: to be cloudy or obscure.—v.t. to fill with gloom.—adv. Gloom′ily.—n. Gloom′iness.—p.adj. Gloom′ing (Shak.), shining obscurely.—n. twilight: gloaming.—adj. Gloom′y, dim or obscure: dimly lighted: sad, melancholy. [A.S. glóm, gloom; prov. Ger. glumm, gloomy.]
The numerical value of gloom in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of gloom in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Neither snow, nor rain, nor heat, nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds.
We are happy the gloom has now lifted, but we hope for acquittal, not just release. Nothing he has done deserves those 14 months in prison.
The person you consider ignorant and insignificant is the one who came from God, that he might learn bliss from grief and knowledge from gloom.
The best cure for worry, depression, melancholy, brooding, is to go deliberately forth and try to lift with one's sympathy the gloom of somebody else.
There was something awesome in the thought of the solitary mortal standing by the open window and summoning in from the gloom outside the spirits of the nether world.
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