Gloom

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Gloom Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • a feeling of melancholy apprehension
  • a state of partial or total darkness; "he struck a match to dispell the gloom"
  • an atmosphere of depression and melancholy; "gloom pervaded the office"

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • a state of partial or total darkness; "he struck a match to dispel the gloom" ,
  • a feeling of melancholy apprehension ,
  • an atmosphere of depression and melancholy; "gloom pervaded the office"

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Gloom'


  • Gloom: Gloom is a low level of light which is so dim that there are physiological and psychological effects. Human vision at this level becomes ...
  • Gloom (card game): Gloom is a tabletop card game created by designer Keith Baker and published by Atlas Games in 2004. Cthulhu Gloom, which serves as ...
  • Gloom (video game): Gloom is a 1995 computer game for the Amiga computer. Gloom was the first commercially released Amiga clone of first person shooter Doom ...
  • Gloom (album): Gloom is the debut album of Macabre , released in 1989. Several versions of this album exist. Some versions include the Grim Reality EP, ...
  • Gloom (EP): Gloom is the third EP by American death metal band Job for a Cowboy . It became available digitally and physically via mail-order only ...
  • Ruby Gloom: Ruby Gloom is a Canadian animated television series based on an apparel franchise of the same name. The series was produced by Nelvana ...
  • June Gloom: June Gloom is a southern California term for a weather pattern that results in cloudy, overcast skies with cool temperatures during the ...
  • Old Man Gloom: Old Man Gloom is a sludge /doom metal /post-metal band originally formed in Santa Fe, New Mexico , United States , but now based in ...

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

* 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. - Arnold Bennett

* 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. - Conan Doyle


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