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
Life has one vast stern likeness in its gloom
When the present is full of gloom, the past becomes haven of refuge that provides relief and inspiration.
Night's deepest gloom is but a calm; that soothes the weary mind: The labored days restoring balm; the comfort of mankind.
Neither snow, nor rain, nor heat, nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds.
My theory has always been, that if we are to dream, the flatteries of hope are as cheap, and pleasanter, than the gloom of despair.
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