What does gloom mean?

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Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word gloom.

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.]

How to pronounce gloom?

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How to say gloom in sign language?

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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

Examples of gloom in a Sentence

  1. Letitia Elizabeth Landon:

    Life has one vast stern likeness in its gloom

  2. Brent Hansen:

    That's obviously a big price increase for an industry that's a little bit doom-and-gloom over tariffs.

  3. Jawahar Lal Neheru:

    When the present is full of gloom, the past becomes haven of refuge that provides relief and inspiration.

  4. Nancy Davis:

    It is definitely a Bizarro type of world. The bond market is pricing in doom and gloom while stocks are partying.

  5. James Henry Leigh Hunt:

    Night's deepest gloom is but a calm; that soothes the weary mind: The labored days restoring balm; the comfort of mankind.

Images & Illustrations of gloom

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