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gloom

gloom

 
 
pronunciation:
glum
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: lack of light; darkness.
I stumbled in the gloom of the basement.
synonyms:
darkness, dimness
similar words:
blackness, dark, shade, shadows
definition 2: a mood or air of sadness or sorrow.
When my cat ran away, I was filled with gloom.
synonyms:
darkness, melancholy, sadness
antonyms:
glee
similar words:
blues, depression, despair, unhappiness
derivations: gloomful (adj.), gloomfully (adv.)
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