Definitions for gloomglum

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. gloom, somberness, sombreness(noun)

    a state of partial or total darkness

    "he struck a match to dispel the gloom"

  2. gloom, gloominess, somberness, sombreness(noun)

    a feeling of melancholy apprehension

  3. gloom, gloominess, glumness(noun)

    an atmosphere of depression and melancholy

    "gloom pervaded the office"

Wiktionary

  1. gloom(Noun)

    darkness, dimness or obscurity.

  2. gloom(Noun)

    a melancholy, depressing or despondent atmosphere

  3. gloom(Verb)

    To be dark or gloomy.

  4. gloom(Verb)

    to look or feel sad, sullen or despondent.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Gloom(noun)

    partial or total darkness; thick shade; obscurity; as, the gloom of a forest, or of midnight

  2. Gloom(noun)

    a shady, gloomy, or dark place or grove

  3. Gloom(noun)

    cloudiness or heaviness of mind; melancholy; aspect of sorrow; low spirits; dullness

  4. Gloom(noun)

    in gunpowder manufacture, the drying oven

  5. Gloom(verb)

    to shine or appear obscurely or imperfectly; to glimmer

  6. Gloom(verb)

    to become dark or dim; to be or appear dismal, gloomy, or sad; to come to the evening twilight

  7. Gloom(verb)

    to render gloomy or dark; to obscure; to darken

  8. Gloom(verb)

    to fill with gloom; to make sad, dismal, or sullen

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Gloom

    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.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of gloom in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of gloom in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Herodotus:

    Neither snow, nor rain, nor heat, nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds.

  2. Wafaa Bassiouni:

    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.

  3. Kahlil Gibran:

    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.

  4. Arnold Bennett:

    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.

  5. Conan Doyle:

    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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