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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.
  • Gloom (disambiguation): Gloom is a melancholy, depressing darkness, shade or despondent atmosphere. Gloom may also refer to: Gloom (card game), a card game designed by Keith Baker
  • 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"
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 Massachusetts. The group
  • 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. A later version
  • June Gloom: "June Gloom" is also the title of songs by The Like, Brad Laner, and The Ditty Bops. June Gloom is a southern California term for a weather pattern
  • Doom, Gloom, Heartache & Whiskey: Doom, Gloom, Heartache & Whiskey is the third studio album by English hard rock band Viking Skull. Recorded at producer Richard Gavalis's Dome Sound Studios
  • Aureate Gloom: Aureate Gloom is the thirteenth studio album by indie rock band of Montreal. It was released on March 3, 2015. On February 18, the album was made available

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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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