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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: For other uses, see Gloom (disambiguation). Gloom is a low level of light which is so dim that there are physiological and psychological effects.
  • 7-Rooms of Gloom: "7-Rooms of Gloom" is a song recorded by the vocal quartet Four Tops. It was released as a single in 1967 on the Motown label and reached number 14 on
  • Gloom (disambiguation): Gloom may refer to: Gloom, a melancholy, depressing darkness, shade or despondent atmosphere Gloom (card game), a card game designed by Keith Baker and
  • Fits of Gloom: Lizzy Mack. "Fits Of Gloom". Discogs. Retrieved 30 July 2013.  "Fits of Gloom". AllMusic. Retrieved 30 July 2013.  "FITS OF GLOOM FEATURING LIZZY MACK"
  • Old Man Gloom: about the metal band. For the marionette effigy, see Zozobra. Old Man Gloom is a sludge/doom metal/post-metal band originally formed in Santa Fe, New
  • Looming in the Gloom: Looming in the Gloom is an EP released by The Gothic Archies. This album marks the first appearance of the all-Merritt macabre synthpop synonymous The
  • Aureate Gloom: Aureate Gloom is the thirteenth studio album by indie rock band of Montreal. It will be released on March 3, 2015. On February 18, the album was made
  • Doom and Gloom: "Doom and Gloom" is the lead single taken from GRRR!, the 50th anniversary compilation album by The Rolling Stones. It was premiered on BBC Radio 2 on
  • Gloom (card game): Gloom is a tabletop card game created by designer Keith Baker and published by Atlas Games in 2004. It won the Origins Award for Best Traditional Card

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'Gloom' example sentence in quotations


* 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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  • Gloom’ as Iran nuclear talks deadline looms
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  • OPINION: Using Gloom and Doom to Sell Solar
    Can gloom and doom be used to sell something as seemingly perky and positive as solar energy? Of course it can be, and it frequently is in Arizona, as solar companies try to scare potential customers into making hasty decisions on a rooftop solar purchase, lease or loan. At last, Arizona’s leaders are beginning to awaken to the dark side of Big Sun. read more Read more on this news related to 'Gloom'
  • Gloom shrouds India after World Cup exit
    A pall of gloom descended on the Indian dressing room after the teams campaign in the World Cup came to an agonising end here today, and the pain of losing the semi-finals engulfed the entire cricket-crazy nation that was left grief-stricken. Disappointment was writ large on the faces of players and their captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni after they succumbed to pressu Read more on this news related to 'Gloom'

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