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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A feeling of melancholy apprehension; A state of partial or total darkness; An atmosphere of depression and melancholy.

Usage examples (29)
  • gloom pervaded the office
  • He struck a match to dispel the gloom
  • On the other hand, self-pitying gloom is no virtue.
  • Without you ... emptiness and gloom is around poor America. for more
Tutoring comment
  • If someone tries to "glom" (steal or take) something of mine, I will be "glum" (low in spirits). Note: Gloom means darkness or dejection.
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